# SOLUTION: Ms. Burke invested \$15,000 in two accounts, one yielding 5% interest and the other 12%. If she received a total of \$1,380 in interest at the end of the year, how much in each acco

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 Click here to see ALL problems on percentage Question 193977: Ms. Burke invested \$15,000 in two accounts, one yielding 5% interest and the other 12%. If she received a total of \$1,380 in interest at the end of the year, how much in each account?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.12X+.05(15,000-X)=1,380 .12X+750-.05X=1,380 .07X=1,380-750 .07X=630 X=630/.07 X=\$9,000 IS THE AMOUNT INVESTED @ 12%. 15,000-9,000=6,000 IS THE AMOUNT INVESTED @ 5% pROOF: .12*9,000+.05*6,000=1,380 1,080+300=1,380 1,380=1,380