# SOLUTION: A \$15000 investment is to be divided among two stocks so that \$3000 less is invested in one stock than the other. How much will be invested in each. I have to make an equation

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 Question 501572: A \$15000 investment is to be divided among two stocks so that \$3000 less is invested in one stock than the other. How much will be invested in each. I have to make an equation for this problem. I'm a little stumped.Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x is invested in one and x-3000 x+x-3000=15000 2x-3000=15000 2x=18000 x=\$9000 x-3000=\$6000 . Ed