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Kip and Celia began working for the same company in 1997. Celia earned \$19,000 per year, and Kip earned \$16,000 per year. Each year Kip received a \$1,500 raise and celia recived a \$1,000 raise.

a. In what year will they earn the same amount of money.

b. What will be thier annual salary that year.

• math -

Kip = 1500x + 16000
Celia = 1000x + 19000

a) when is Kip = Celia ?
1500x + 16000 = 1000x + 19000

x = ..... , year = 1997 + x

b) sub the above solution for x into either of the two equations.

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