# intermediate algebra

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An accountant earns \$3,480 per month after receiving a 5% raise. What was the accountant's monthly income before the raise? (Round your answer to the nearest cent.)

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\$3,480 are 105%

so you divide \$3,480 by 105 and then multiply it by 100, because you want to know what amount it was before it was raised 5%

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