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Annie spends $600 a month on rent and makes $25,000 per year. To the nearest percent, what percent of her income does she spend on rent?

Answer: 29%

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    First, multiply: $600 * 12 = $7200

    She spends $7200 a year on rent.

    Next, divide: 7200 by 25,000 = 0.288

    Convert the decimal to a percentage: 0.288 = 29%

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