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vickie earns \$20,000 a year as a bookkeeper. if she receives a raise of 2%, how could her new total salary be represented?

20,000 + (0.02 * 20,000) = ?

i still don't get it

She makes 20,000 this year. She get's a raise of 2% next year, so she'll make more money next year.

2% = 0.02

Her raise: 0.02 * 20,000 = \$400

Add her raise to her present salary to find the amount she'll make next year.

20,000 + (0.02 * 20,000) =

0.02(\$20,000) + 20,000

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