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# Q1

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She divided the money into three different accounts.
At the end of the year, she had made RM1,300 in interest.
The annual yield on each of the three accounts was 4%, 5.5%, and 6
%.
If the amount of money in the 4% account was four times the amount
of money in the 5.5% account, how much had she placed in each acco
unt?
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let a = amt in the 4% acct
let b = amt in the 5.5% acct
let c = amt in the 6%
:
"Marina had RM 24,500 to invest."
a + b + c = 24500
" At the end of the year, she had made RM1,300 in interest. The an
nual yield on each of the three accounts was 4%, 5.5%, and 6%."
.04a + .055b + .06c = 1300
"If the amount of money in the 4% account was four times the amoun
t of money in the 5.5% account,"
a = 4b
how much had she placed in each account?
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Replace a with 4b in both equations, simplify
4b + b + c = 24500
5b + c = 24500

c = -5b + 24500
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.04(4b) + .055b + .06c = 1300
.16a + .055b + .06c = 1300
.215b + .06c = 1300
replace c with (-5b+24500)
.215b + .06(-5b+2400) = 1300
.215b - .3b + 1470 = 1300
-.085b = 1300 - 1470
b = -170/-.085
b = $2000 in the 5.5% investment then c = -5(2000) + 24500 c = -10000 + 24500 c =$14,500 in the 6%
Find a using the 1st equation, replace b & c
a + 2000 + 14500 = 24500
a = 24500 - 16500
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Quantity Eq: c + r + d = 200
Value Eq:::1.5c+5.75r+2.6d = 589.5 dollars
r = d-20
c = 200-d-(d-20) = 200-2d+20 = 220-2d
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Three Equations:
1.5c+5.75r+2.6d = 589.5 dollars
c......0*r..+2d...= 220

c + r + d = 200
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I used a Matrix Method to get:
c = 80 (# of carnations-
r = 50 (# of roses)
d = 70 (# of daisies)