# maths

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?

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1. 100 - 22 = 78 % take home

.78 * 7.50 \$/h * 20 h

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2. 7.5 * 20 = \$150

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

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3. thats wrong

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

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