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Last Modified: 2013-11-23
subtract the payment from the balanceP = (i * Principle x (1 + i)^n) / ((1 + i)^n - 1), where would this go in the code.  

.calculate the interest from the current balance*
 add it to the balance
 subtract the payment from the balance
 this is the new balance
 repeat 360 times (total number of payments over a 30 year period)

      Week 2:            Service request SR-mf-003
      Programmer:      Diane Hale
      Filename:      NewClassWeek2.java
      Purpose:      This program will calculates the monthly payment of a $200,000
                   loan at 5.75% over 30 years.

import java.io.*;
public class NewClassWeek2
      public static void main(String[] args)
            // declare and construct variables
            int term = 30, months = term * 12, LoanAmount = 200000;
            double IntRate = 5.75, Payment, I = IntRate / 1200;

            // print prompts and get input
            System.out.println("This program will calculate the mortgage payment to fully amortized");
            System.out.println("a $200,000 loan over 30 years at 5.75%");

            // calculations
            Payment = Math.round(LoanAmount / ((1 - Math.pow((1 + I), -months)) / I) *100);
            Payment = Payment / 100;

            System.out.println("The load payment on a $" + LoanAmount + " mortgage over " + term + " years at " + IntRate + "% is:");
            System.out.println("$" + Payment);

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If this is a course assignment, I would very humbly suggest you try (much) harder to solve the question yourself, without any outside help. Programming is all about solving problems, and being really stubborn about WANTING to solve them yourself. Programming routine throws several problems at you every working day.. so, as a programming student, you really need to cultivate the attitude of trying to solve the problems yourself first.

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