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Nico is saving money for his college education. He invest some money at 8%, and $1300 less than that amount at 5%. the investments produced a total of $234 intrest in 1 yr.How much did he invest at each rate?

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asked by Tristan
  1. .08(x)+.05(x-1300)=234 solve for x
    .08x+.05x-65=234
    x=2300

    to check your answer
    .08(2300)=184
    .05(2300-1300)=50
    184+50=234

    posted by sam
  2. I could have helped earlier if you posted the subject.

    posted by MattsRiceBowl

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