Posted by Emily on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 10:04pm.
a total of $1381.8 per year is received in interest from three investments. the interest rates for the three investments are 4.9%, 7.5%, and 8.6%. the 4.9$ investment is half of the 7.5% investment and the 7.5% investment is 1400 less than the 8.6% investment.
find the amount of the 4.9% investment in units of dollars
find the ammount of the 7.5% investment in units of dollars
find the amount of the 8.6% investment in units of dollars

Algebra 2  Steve, Friday, October 19, 2012 at 11:37am
let the three amounts be x,y,z respectively.
.049x + .075y + .086z = 1381.80
x = y/2
y = z1400
x = 3400
y = 6800
z = 8200