Algebra 1
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A person invested $20,000 in stocks and bonds. Her investment in bonds is $4,000 more than one third her investment in stocks. How much did she invest in stocks? How much did she invest in bonds?

s + b = 20000
s + (4000 + s/3) = 20000
4/3 s = 16000
s = 12000
b = 8000
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