
stock problem
Here is the division of stock that Zach and Clint agreed upon.
Total Shares: 1,250
Total value of shares: $35,890
Zach recieved his amount of shares that were valued at $29.70 each. (Use X to represent the number of Shares he recieved.)
Clint recieved his amount of shares that were valued at $27.80 each. (Use 1,250  X to represent the number of shares Clint Received.)
* How many shares did each recieve?
* What is the total value of Zach's shares?
* What is the total value of Clint's Shares?

$\displaystyle 29.70x+27.80(1250x)=35890$
$\displaystyle 29.70x+3475027.80x=35890$
$\displaystyle 1.9x+34750=35890$
$\displaystyle 1.9x=1140$
$\displaystyle x=600$
Zach received 600 shares valued at $17,820
$\displaystyle 29.70*600=17820$
$\displaystyle 1250600=650$
Clint received 650 shares valued at $18,070
$\displaystyle 27.80*650=18070$