# Math

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An employee has a salary of \$20,370 after getting a 5% raise. What was their salary before the increase in pay?
What is the equation that needs to be used here?
Thanks.

• Math -

Original salary = 20370/1.05
= ....

• Math -

1.05x = \$20,370

x = ?

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