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anonymous

  • one year ago

After a 5% pay raise, this years salary is 37,800 find last years salary?

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  1. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    5/100*37800=??

  2. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    whats that equal too?

  3. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    then u take way that frm 37800

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    or you could just subtract 5% from $37,800 & get the same answer

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I have a new problem now. I have been doing this same homework assignment for 3 hours and I'm so frustrated.

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    This is the new problem

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  7. zzr0ck3r
    • one year ago
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    \(x+0.05x=37800\) Solce for \(x\)

  8. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    @emily_wilson what answer did u get?

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    for the first or second?

  10. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    the first one

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I got $35,910

  12. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    ok correct

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    For the second one, I'm pretty sure you just take 3% & add it to $31.415

  14. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    the second 1 is the same process

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    31,414.97?

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I got 32,357.45

  17. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    (3/100)*31415=942.45 then 31415-942.45=30.472.55

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I'm so done with this. I give up

  19. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    shd be 30,472.55

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    it was 30,500

  21. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    yes when rounded

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I give up.

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    why would you multiply on the second one?

  24. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    you find the amount for the 3% increase

  25. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    or is u used zzr0ck3r approach u would get that so x+0.03x=31415 1.03x=31415 x=31415/1.03 x=30500

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