Posted by **BUG** on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 1:04pm.

Beth Pittman earns $12,558 per year. She is paid 52 times per year and claims 2 exemptions. If $8.85 in taxes is withheld from each paycheck, at what rate is she taxed?

The answer options are:

3.9%

4.2%

and

5.1%

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, April 20, 2012 at 1:09pm
12,558 / 52 = $241.50 per week

8.85 / 241.5 = 0.0366 = 3.7%

I've worked this problem two ways, and I still get 3.7%.

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**Ariel**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 8:57pm
12,558/52=$241.50 per week

8.85/241.5=0.0366=3.9%

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