Question 167198: An investment of $8000 earned a net gain of $220 in one year. Part of the investment was in bonds and earned income at a rate of 7 %. The rest of the investment was in stocks and lost money at the rate of 10%. How much was invested in bonds? Answer by checkley77(12569) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! -.10x+.07(8000-x)=220
x=$2,000 invested @ 10%
8,000-2,000=6,000 invested @ 7%.