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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 increased his spending by 25% but save the same amount. Find the new ratio. Is it 5:1?

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  1. The School Subject "central middle" is unknown to me. Sorry.

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  2. amount spent = 4x
    amount saved = x

    after increase = 1.25(4x) = 5x
    amount saved = x

    so new ratio = 5x: x = 5:1

    you are correct

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