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# If 1/2 of the money in a certain trust fund was invested in

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18 Jan 2007, 11:43
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If 1/2 of the money in a certain trust fund was invested in stocks, 1/4 in bonds, 1/5 in a mutal fund and the remaining \$10000 in a government certificate, what was the total amount of the fund?

A)\$100K
B)150k
C)200k
D)500K
E)2Millon

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18 Jan 2007, 12:08
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50% plus 25% plus 20% is 95%, 5% is equal to 10k
100% is 200k,
C, i'm guessing this is wrong?
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18 Jan 2007, 14:38
Agree 200K

0.5x + 0.25x + 0.2x + 10000 = x

x = 200K
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