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3 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Investing in four accounts 2009-08-29 From Kenneth:Hello: An investor wants to divide \$1000.00 into four amounts or accounts -- one account earning 2%, the second account earning 5%, the third earning 9%, and the fourth earning 12%. He wants the overall total return to equal 5%. What are some of the monetary amounts that can be invested into these four accounts to earn him the 5% total return, 5% of \$1,000.00?Answered by Penny Nom.     Choosing an investment 2004-06-09 From Max:Let's say I have a list of different possible investements, and the list shows me my cost, and how much each investment will sell for. In order to compare the investments and put them in order of relative profitability, I would want to sort them by their profits as percentages of what? Also, if each investment had an equal probability of losing exactly 10% of the sell price before I sold would that have any relevance to the way I would calculate it?Answered by Walter Whiteley.     Two investments 2003-02-07 From A student:you have \$7200 in principal and invest different sums @ 10% and 14%. You receive 920 at end of term. (one year)What amounts are invested at what rate?Answered by Penny Nom.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français