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an employee's new salary is \$27,195 after getting a 5% raise. what was the salary before the increase pay?

a basketball player completed 43.6% of his field goals in the most recent season. he made 285 field goal. how many did he attempt?

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1.05x = 27,195
x = ?

I showed you how to figure the second problem.

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An employee has an annual salary of \$26,965. After he arranges to have deducted from his salary 12% for the purchase of bonds, 17% for federal withholding tax, and 3% for a retirement fund, what is the amount of his monthly check?

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28.500 / 3%

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