Posted by **Hanah** on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:30pm.

k so when i posted this earlier, i didn't understand how to do it the way that writeacher showed me so can someone else help, thanks

Max spends 60% of his pay on car expenses and 12% on fast food. If Max spends a total of $518.40 per month, what is his monthly pay? (let x be his pay, use algebra)

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:34pm
amount spent=518.40

.6*Pay+.12*Pay=518.40

Pay(.72)=518.4

pay=518.4/.72

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**Hanah**, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:36pm
but im supposed to use algebra

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:38pm
Put x in for Pay, goodness

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**Hanah**, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:42pm
so like this .6x + .12x = 518.40

Omg im soooooo confused

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**Hanah**, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:44pm
oh never mind i get it now, thank you soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much!!!!

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