Posted by **AK** on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 4:05pm.

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**, Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 4:14pm
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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**DrBob222**, Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 4:42pm
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.

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