# Thread: Calculate how much invested

1. ## Calculate how much invested

What of solve it and why that answer?
Mrs. Ming invested an amount of money in two accounts for one year. She invested some at 8% interest and the rest at 6% interest. Her total amount invested was $1,500. At the end of the year, she had earned$106.40 in interest. How much had Mrs. Ming invested in the account paying 6%?
$117$680
$760$820

2. ## Re: Calculate how much invested

Originally Posted by AKM17
Mrs. Ming invested an amount of money in two accounts for one year.
She invested some at 8% interest and the rest at 6% interest.
Her total amount invested was 1,500.
At the end of the year, she had earned 106.40 in interest.
How much had Mrs. Ming invested in the account paying 6%?
117
680
760
820
Hint: x = amount at 6% : .06x + .08(1500 - x) = 106.40