# SOLUTION: 20000\$ is split into two investments one paying 5% and the other paying 6.5% to the nearest cent how much should be invested in each so the yearly intrest from the 5% investment is

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 Question 442367: 20000\$ is split into two investments one paying 5% and the other paying 6.5% to the nearest cent how much should be invested in each so the yearly intrest from the 5% investment is double the intrest from 6.5% investment Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let investment at 6.5% be x Investment at 5 % = (20000-x) ... 5%x= 2*6.5%(20000-x) multiply by 100 5x=2*6.5(20000-x) 5x=130000-13x 18x=130000 x= 7,222.22 at6. 5% Balance at 6.5%