Posted by AK on .
Angelo earns $2,080 each month. His total deductions are 30% of his pay. How much is deducted from his pay each month?
A. $62.40
B. $624.00
C. $69.33
D. $693.33

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DrBob222,
You should be getting the hang of this by now> Post your work if you get stuck OR show what you have done and explain in detail what you don't understand.

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AK,
i got C what i did is
rate = base / percent
Is what im doing right 
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DrBob222,
No.
When a problem in percent is presented, often it has the word of in it. For example, in this problem, "His total deductions are 30% of his pay." When the word of is used in this manner, it means times. So 0.30 x 2080 = the amount deducted.