College Algebra

If 24% of your monthly pay is withheld for federal income taxes and another 6% is withheld for Social Security, state income tax, and other miscellaneous items, leaving you with \$989.50 a month in take-home pay, then the amount you earned before the deductions were removed from your check is given by the equation

Solve this equation to find your gross income. Round the answer to the nearest dollar.

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