anonymous
  • anonymous
Will medal ! Nathan was given a 5% pay rise. His pay increased by £2400 a. What was his salary before the pay rise? b.What is his salary including the pay rise?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
ok soo first multiply 2400 by 20 to get his normal pay before the raise then after you find the normal pay add 2400 to get the pay after the 5 percent salary rise
anonymous
  • anonymous
A 48,000 is his original pay B 50,200 is after raise
radar
  • radar
Let x = his former salary .05x = 2400 increase in salary (given) solve for x to get original aslary. add 2400 to get current salary.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh okay , thank you :)
radar
  • radar
I would think his current salary would be 50,400
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay
anonymous
  • anonymous
thats wrong
radar
  • radar
You may think so, but here is proof: .05x = 2400 x = 2400/.05 = 48,000 just as you calculated. That was his original salary. Current salary will equal original salary plus the increase. 48,000 + 2,400 = 50,400 Now whats wrong with that?
anonymous
  • anonymous
NEVER MIND I READ MY WORK WRONG
radar
  • radar
No problem. good luck with your studies.

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