Posted by **Ayyi** on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 1:27am.

Moe earns 14 percent more than her husband Joe. Together they make 68000 per year. What is Joe’s annual salary?

I'm not sure if this is a proportional problem.

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**Janice**, Friday, June 24, 2011 at 1:37am
Wait how is this physics??

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**Kai**, Friday, June 24, 2011 at 1:43am
I think it's about sig figs for physics.

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**Janice**, Friday, June 24, 2011 at 1:46am
Ohh my bad sorry

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**drwls**, Friday, June 24, 2011 at 7:24am
Let J be what Joe earns.

J + 1.14J = 2.14J = 68000.

J = 31,775.70

Round to three sig figs: $31,800.

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