Posted by **LAnae** on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 8:59pm.

a total of $ 14,000 is invested in two funds paying 4% and 5% annual interest. The combined interest is $620 a)write a system of equations to model this problem b). graph this system and use the graph to estimate how much was invested in each fund?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 9:25pm
how about

x+y = 14000

.04x + .05y = 620 --- 4x + 5y = 62000

graph using intercepts,

for x+y = 1400 ---> (0,14000) (14000,0)

for 4x+5y=62000 --->(0,12400), (15500,0)

on your grid, let each unit be 1000

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