# Bonita deposited $1300 into a bank account that earned 5.75% simple interest each year. She earned $299 in interest before closing the account. If no money was deposited into or withdrawn from the account, for how many years was the money in the account? Round your answer to the nearest whole year. Enter your answer in the box.

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Four years. Multiply $1300 by 5.75%, you should get $74.75 a year then multiply until you get $299.

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