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 ?

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

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:55am
why are you going to times 450 by "0.3"?

isnt supposed to be by .70?

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

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

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 12:15pm
Right.

Please keep the same user name on this forum.

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