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Angelo earns $2,080 each month. His total deductions are 30% of his pay. How much is deducted from his pay each month?

A. $62.40
B. $624.00
C. $69.33
D. $693.33

  • Math -

    You should be getting the hang of this by now> Post your work if you get stuck OR show what you have done and explain in detail what you don't understand.

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    i got C what i did is

    rate = base / percent

    Is what im doing right

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    No.
    When a problem in percent is presented, often it has the word of in it. For example, in this problem, "His total deductions are 30% of his pay." When the word of is used in this manner, it means times. So 0.30 x 2080 = the amount deducted.

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