Posted by **bridgette** on Friday, January 8, 2010 at 9:13am.

In a certain state, people with an income under $15K pay a minimum income tax plus a % of the amount over $12,750.00.

The table below shows the income, x, and the taxes paid; y for several people.

Using a a linear model, what is the additional % people pay in this state?

Income $ Taxes Pad $

15K 922.50

25K 1,622.50

35K 2,322,50

45K 3,022.50

Possible answers are 6%, 7%, 8%, 9%

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**PsyDAG**, Friday, January 8, 2010 at 9:29am
x (15,000 - 12,750) = 922.50

x (25,000 - 12,750) = 1622.50

Solve for x in any one of the four situations.

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