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Jason s salary and Karen s salary was each p% grater in 1998

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8. Jason’s salary and Karen’s salary was each p% grater in 1998 that in 1995, what is the volume of p?

a) In 1995 Karen’s salary was $2000 greater than Jason’s
b) In 1998 Karen’s salary was $2440 greater than Jason’s
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Nov 2006, 11:27
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Nov 2006, 11:58
I get p is 22.

2 equations can be formed.

in 1995 -
Karen's salary : x
Jason's salary: y

x = y +2000

Also in 1998:

(1 +p/100)x = (1+p/100)y + 2440
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