Algebra 1

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?

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

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