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kellisuttles
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A company gives raises once a year. Amir's present salary is $16,000. His manager would like to raise Amir's salary to $19,000. What percentage rate would Amir be receiving?
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kellisuttles Group Title
A company gives raises once a year. Amir's present salary is $16,000. His manager would like to raise Amir's salary to $19,000. What percentage rate would Amir be receiving?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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dpflan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OK \[$16,000 * (1 + raise_percent) = $19,000\]
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kellisuttles Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I understand that, I just don't understand how to further get the answer.
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dpflan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You'll just do some manipulations to isolate and to solve for raise_percent
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dpflan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(1.) Divide both sides by 16000 (2.) Subtract 1 from both sides
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dpflan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thanks, did you figure it out?
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