10 math
posted by sabina .
Dawn earns $16,500 per year. She pays 9.5% of her gross income in
state and local taxes. How much is withheld from each paycheck for
these taxes if she is paid biweekly?

Divide $16,500 by 26 to get gross amount per paycheck. Multiply that by .095 to get amount withheld.
I hope this helps.