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March 30, 2015

Posted by **Judy** on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 4:49am.

Rent $500

Electricity 80

Gas (heat) 65

Car payment 300

Car insurance 70

Fuel for car 80

Groceries 150

Credit cards 200

Given Michael’s current expenses, how much money is available weekly for leisure spending?

Instead of spending his additional earnings each month, Michael chooses to open a savings account offering 3% interest, accrued monthly. Calculate the amount of money Michael will have in his savings account at the end of each of the following periods.

(a) three months

(b) six months

(c) one year

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**Writeacher**, Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 8:07amIncomplete post.

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**Ed**, Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 6:21pmI was asked the same problem in my class. 88.75 left weekly

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**Justin**, Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 11:19amThe answer I got was $116.54 weekly. If you divide his bi-weekly in half and multiply by 52 (weeks in a year), then divide by 12 (months).

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