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Mr. Hamm's salary has increased by 250% over the past 10 years. If his original salary was $28,000 per year, what is his current salary?
A) $35,000
B) $37,500
C) $70,000
D) $98,000

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  1. 28,000(1+2.5) = 98,000

    70,000 is 250% of 28000, but that means that it increased by 150%. Gets kinda tricky, if you're not careful with the wording.

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    posted by Steve
  2. I had put 70,000 but they computer said the correct answer was 98,000.

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  3. Thanks Steve and Writeacher.

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  4. When my students put it in calculations it said $98,000 instead of $70,000

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    posted by Suesan
  5. you'r butt

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    posted by johnny

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