# Math

A man started to work in 1985 at an annual salary of \\$8{,}000. He received a \$600 raise each year. How much was his salary in 2012?
Salary:

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Is that supposed to say \$8,000 ?

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2. yes it is

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3. in x years since 1985, the salary is

s(x) = 8000+600x

so, plug in x = 2012-1985

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4. This is an arithmetic progression
a=800 d=600
From 1985 to 2012 would be the 28th term:
=a+27d
8000 +27(600)=24200

He would receive 24200 in 2012

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