Kristen N.

asked • 11/25/20

Solving a tax rate or interest rate problem using a system of linear equations

Lena bought a desktop computer and a laptop computer. Before finance charges, the laptop cost $250 more than the desktop. She paid for the computers using two different financing plans. For the desktop the interest rate was 8.5% per year, and for the laptop it was 5% per year. The total finance charges for one year were $296. 


How much did each computer cost before finance charges?


Desktop:

Laptop:

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Leah A. answered • 11/25/20

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