Posted by **mdm** on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 12:32am.

mei salary starts at 16,000 per year with annual raises or 1,500. janet salary is 19,300 with annual raise of $950.00. After how many years will the two women be earning the same salary?

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**Lynn**, Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 2:51am
y = years

The equations are equal because it says " how many years will the two women be earning the SAME salary "

16,000 + 1,500y = 19,300 + 950y •Solve(:

16,000 + 550y = 19,300

550y = 3,300 •Divide

y = 6

It will take 6 years for the two women to earn the same salary.

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