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Jerry earned \$18,500 one year and then received a 10.5% raise. What is his new yearly salary?

Yi Chen made a \$6,400 investment at the beginning of a year. By the end the year,the value of the investment had decreased by 8.2%. What was its value at the end of the year

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Multiply \$18,500 by 0.105 to find the amount of the raise. Add this raise to \$18,500 to find the new salary.

In the second problem, multiply \$6,400 by 0.082 to find how much it decreased. Then subtract.

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