Mathematics
BettyeLoforte
2016-04-16 06:31:12
Billy Goats invested some money in stocks and bonds. The total amount he invested was $$165,!000$. If he invested 4.5 times as much in stocks as he did in bonds, what was his total investment in stocks?
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KendraG
2016-04-16 12:55:40

Billy Goats...lol...what a name... s + b = 165,000 s = 4.5b 4.5b + b = 165,000 5.5b = 165,000 b = 165,000/5.5 b = 30,000...his investment in bonds s + b = 165,000 s + 30,000 = 165,000 s = 165,000 - 30,000 s = 135,000 <=== his investment in stocks

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