Pat invested a total of $3,000. Part of the money yields 10% interest per year, and the rest yields 8% interest per year. If the total yearly interest from this investment is $256, how much did Pat invest at 10% and at 8%?

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- September 19th 2010, 05:03 PMTreeTrufflehelp with word problem involving percentages; % increase
Pat invested a total of $3,000. Part of the money yields 10% interest per year, and the rest yields 8% interest per year. If the total yearly interest from this investment is $256, how much did Pat invest at 10% and at 8%?

- September 19th 2010, 05:07 PMskeeter
- September 19th 2010, 05:24 PMTreeTruffle
thanks, much appreciated