Math

Ben recently purchased a new home. In order to be able to afford the home, he came up with a budget that breaks down his monthly income as follows; 30% for housing, 20% for food, 22% for utilities, 10% for savings, 6% for entertainment, 12% for personal items. Ben has a net income of \$4000 per month. Calculations for a budget are identical tp calculations for tips and commissions.

1. Last month Ben spent \$380 on food and \$420 on personal items. What percent of his monthly income did he spend on these items?

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1. 380 + 420 = x

x/4000 = ??
Convert the decimal to its equivalent percent.

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2. wait so would it be 0.2%?

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3. wait OOOOOOOOOH

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4. you do 380+420=800

then 800/4000=0.20

and then you do 0.20x100=20

so then 20 is ur answer

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