Posted by **Danielle** on Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 12:53pm.

Jerry earned $18,500 one year and then received a 10.5% raise. What is his new yearly salary?

Yi Chen made a $6,400 investment at the beginning of a year. By the end the year,the value of the investment had decreased by 8.2%. What was its value at the end of the year

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 1:18pm
Multiply $18,500 by 0.105 to find the amount of the raise. Add this raise to $18,500 to find the new salary.

In the second problem, multiply $6,400 by 0.082 to find how much it decreased. Then subtract.

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