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Pedro earns 7.50 dollars an hour at his job at Matrix Cinemas. If he works 20 hours this week and his employer withholds a total of 22 percent of his weekly pay for taxes and Social Security, what is his take-home pay for the week?

asked by Jack
  1. 100 - 22 = 78 % take home

    .78 * 7.50 $/h * 20 h

    posted by Damon
  2. 7.5 * 20 = $150

    150 - (150 * 0.22) = $_______ take home pay

    posted by Ms. Sue
  3. thats wrong

    posted by jack
  4. Ohhh? Damon and I did the problem in different ways but got the same answer. What is wrong with our answer?

    posted by Ms. Sue

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