# Math

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In September the ratio of the amount Ray spent and the amount he saved was 4:1. In October, he got a salary raise. He in creased his spending by 25% but saved the same amount. Find the new ratio.

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Look at the ratio. He now saves \$1 for every \$5.

His new salary is 1.25 as much, so where he earned \$5, he now earns 5*1.25 = \$6.25

Now he saves \$1 for every \$6.25, so the ratio is 5.25:1 or 21:4

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