# SOLUTION: Debra invested her savings in two investment funds. The amount she invested in Fund A was 3 times as much as the amount she invested in Fund B. Fund A returned a 4% profit and Fund

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 Question 347199: Debra invested her savings in two investment funds. The amount she invested in Fund A was 3 times as much as the amount she invested in Fund B. Fund A returned a 4% profit and Fund B returned a 5% profit. How much did she invest in Fund A, if the total profit from the two funds together was 2280? Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15663)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Debra invested her savings in two investment funds. The amount she invested in Fund A was 3 times as much as the amount she invested in Fund B. Fund A returned a 4% profit and Fund B returned a 5% profit. How much did she invest in Fund A, if the total profit from the two funds together was 2280? : Let x = amt invested in fund B then 3x = amt invested in fund A : Total interest equation .05x + .04(3x) = 2280 .05x + .12x = 2280 .17x = 2280 x = x = 13411.76 in fund B and 3(13411.76) = \$40,235.29 in fund A ; : Check these values, find the total interest .04(40235.29) + .05(13411.76) = 1609.41 + 670.59 = 2280, confirms our solutions