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

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\$18,500 * 0.105 = ?

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- we will divide the percentage by 100

- {10.5/100}=0.105

- so \$18,500 x 0.105 = \$1942.5

- \$1942.5 is MR.JERRY'S new raise so we will add his salary with his new raise

- \$18,500 + \$1942.5 = \$20442.5 ANSWER

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