# college finite math

For wages less than the maximum taxable wage base, Social Security contributions (including those for Medicare) by employees are 7.65% of the employee's wages.†

(a) Find an equation that expresses the relationship between the wages earned (x) and the Social Security taxes paid (y) by an employee who earns less than the maximum taxable wage base.
y= .0765x

(b) For each additional dollar that an employee earns, by how much is his or her Social Security contribution increased? (Assume that the employee's wages remain less than the maximum taxable wage base.)
\$ ______

i just need to know (b).

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