Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:51am.
if paul pays the newspaper company 70% of what he collects, how much would he keep for himself in a month when he collected $450 ?

math  Ms. Sue, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:54am
450 * 0.3 = ?

math  Anonymous, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:55am
why are you going to times 450 by "0.3"?
isnt supposed to be by .70?

math  Ms. Sue, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 12:10pm
The newspaper gets 70%; Paul gets 30%. The question asks how much Paul keeps.

math  jenny, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 12:11pm
oh your right okay so then its 135

math  Ms. Sue, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 12:15pm
Right.
Please keep the same user name on this forum.
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