A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
starrhunter
 2 years ago
Sarah wants to deposit $2,125 into savings accounts at three different banks: Bank of the US, 7/4 Bank, and Catch Bank. She will deposit four times as much into Catch Bank as 7/4 Bank because they offer a higher interest rate. She also expects the Bank of the US deposit to be 25% of the total of the other two deposits. How much will Sheila deposit into the Bank of the US savings account?
$340
$425
$515
$1,360
starrhunter
 2 years ago
Sarah wants to deposit $2,125 into savings accounts at three different banks: Bank of the US, 7/4 Bank, and Catch Bank. She will deposit four times as much into Catch Bank as 7/4 Bank because they offer a higher interest rate. She also expects the Bank of the US deposit to be 25% of the total of the other two deposits. How much will Sheila deposit into the Bank of the US savings account? $340 $425 $515 $1,360

This Question is Closed

starrhunter
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 425 but I feel like maybe I did something wrong.

tomo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x = Bank of US y = 7/4 bank z = Catch bank x + y + z = 2125 x = sum of the other two divided by 4. (y + 4y)/4 y = y z = 4y (4y + y) + (4y+y)/4 = 2125 5y + 5y/4 = 2125 y = 340 x = (340+340*4)/4 = 425 z = 4*340 = 1360 yes she did deposit $425 into the Bank of US.

starrhunter
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay that looks like my work too. Thank you so much!!
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.