Posted by **Yazmin** on Friday, February 24, 2012 at 5:28pm.

If paul pays the newspaper company 70% of what he collects how much would he keep for himself in a month when he collected $450.00

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 24, 2012 at 5:32pm
He keeps 30% for himself.

450 * 0.3 = ?

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**luther**, Friday, February 24, 2012 at 11:02pm
135 dollars...

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**Lisa**, Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 12:04pm
70 X

__ =____

100 450

So first we cross multiply 70*450 which is 31,500.

Then we divide 31,500 by 100 and we get $315

Now im not really sure if i got the write answer because im not sure if we have to ue proportion work.

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