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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 $450.00

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    He keeps 30% for himself.

    450 * 0.3 = ?

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    135 dollars...

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    70 X
    __ =____
    100 450
    So first we cross multiply 70*450 which is 31,500.
    Then we divide 31,500 by 100 and we get $315
    Now im not really sure if i got the write answer because im not sure if we have to ue proportion work.

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    if paul pays the newspapercompany 70 percent of what he collected, how much would he keep for himself in a month when he collected $450.00 ?

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