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# After paying a 10% tax on all income over USD3,000, a person

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After paying a 10% tax on all income over USD3,000, a person had a net income of USD 12,000. What was the income before tax?

A) USD 13,300
B) USD13,000
C) USD12,900
D)USD 10,000
e) USD 9,000

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31 Aug 2008, 02:52
3000+ .9(x-3000)=12000
x=13000
ans =B

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31 Aug 2008, 07:52
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After paying a 10% tax on all income over USD3,000, a person had a net income of USD 12,000. What was the income before tax?

A) USD 13,300
B) USD13,000
C) USD12,900
D)USD 10,000
e) USD 9,000

12000=3000+(G-3000)*0.9

g=13000
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31 Aug 2008, 07:57
3 k + .9*X = 12
.9 x = 9 => X=10

so total = 3+ 10= 13 K

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Re: PS: income   [#permalink] 31 Aug 2008, 07:57
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