# SOLUTION: Barbara had money in two accounts. She had \$900 more in an account paying 8% annual interest than she had in an account paying 6% annual interest. If she earned \$240 in interest fo

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 343343: Barbara had money in two accounts. She had \$900 more in an account paying 8% annual interest than she had in an account paying 6% annual interest. If she earned \$240 in interest for the year, how much did she have invested in each account?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!6% account be \$ x 8% account she has x+900 .. Total interest she earned =\$240 .. 0.06x+0.08(x+900)=240 0.06x +0.08x + 72=240 0.14x= 240-72 0.14x= 168 /0.14 x= 168/0.14 =\$1200 amount at 6 % 1200+900 = \$2100 at 8%