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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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