Posted by **Lisa** on Monday, March 15, 2010 at 11:01pm.

A man earned $ 3000 the first year he worked. If he received a raise of $ 400 at the end of each year,

what was his salary during the 15 th year?

A) $ 8600 B) None of these C) $ 5600 D) $ 9000

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**please someone else provide assistance too please**, Monday, March 15, 2010 at 11:20pm
3000+ 400n where n = # of year

n=1 (first year) 3000+400n = 3000 +400(1) = 3400

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n= 15 (15th year) 3000+ 400(15) = 3000+ 6000 = 9000

maybe this is rite?

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**Lisa**, Monday, March 15, 2010 at 11:29pm
Thanks, I think this is correct. I n elp w/ the concepts.

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**Reiny**, Monday, March 15, 2010 at 11:35pm
during 1st year = 3000

during 2nd year = 3000 + 1(400)

during 3rd year = 3000 + 2(400)

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during 15th year = 3000 + 14(400) = 8600

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