# SOLUTION: Dorothy bought two computers, one desktop and one laptop. Before finance charges, the laptop cost \$500 less than the desktop. Dorothy paid for the computers using two different fin

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 251919: Dorothy bought two computers, one desktop and one laptop. Before finance charges, the laptop cost \$500 less than the desktop. Dorothy paid for the computers using two different financing plans. For the desktop the interest rate was 10% per year, and for the laptop it was 6.5% per year. The total finance charges for one year were \$792.50. How much did the desktop computer cost before finance charges? Answer by richwmiller(9144)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!L=D-500 .10D+.065L=792.50 D=5000 L=4500 check .10*(5000)+.065(4500)=792.50 ok