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The deductions from Jennifer Miller’s monthly pay are federal income tax (FIT) of $87, state income tax (SIT) of 2.5% of gross, city income tax (CIT) of 1.2% of gross, Social Security, and Medicare.Her monthly next pay is $3,981.22. Find Jennifer’s monthly gross pay. *

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  1. Assuming that "next pay" was meant to be "net pay".
    Let x be her gross monthly pay.
    x - 87 - 0.025x - 0.012x = 3981.22
    Now solve for x.

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  2. 1222

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