# SOLUTION: A company wants to invest \$180,000 in three accounts, one bearing 4.5%, another 6%, and another 8% interest. Twice as much will be invested at 4.5% as at 8%, and the total interes

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 Question 30977: A company wants to invest \$180,000 in three accounts, one bearing 4.5%, another 6%, and another 8% interest. Twice as much will be invested at 4.5% as at 8%, and the total interest earned the first year needs to be \$10,400. How much should be invested at each rate?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2*.045X+.08X+(180000-3X).06=10400 OR .09X+.08X+10800-.18X=10400 OR .17X+10800-.18X=10400 OR -.01X=-400 OR X=40000 PROOF .09*40000+.08*40000+(180000-3*40000).06=10400 OR 3600+3200+(180000-120000).06=10400 OR 6800+(60000*.06)=10400 OR 6800+3600=10400 OR 10400=10400