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Laura inherits $36,000 and decides to invest part of it in an education account for her daughter and the rest in a 10-year CD.

Laura inherits $36,000 and decides to invest part of it in an education account for her daughter and the rest in a 10-year CD. If the amount she puts in the education account is $12,000 less than twice the amount she puts in the CD, how much money does Laura invest in each account? Start by defining the unknown quantities in terms of a variable; then write a equation based on the information given and show all work as you solve the equation.

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