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if paul pays the newspaper company 70% of what he collects, how much would he keep for himself in a month when he collected $450 ?

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    450 * 0.3 = ?

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    why are you going to times 450 by "0.3"?
    isnt supposed to be by .70?

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    The newspaper gets 70%; Paul gets 30%. The question asks how much Paul keeps.

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    oh your right okay so then its 135

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    Right.

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