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

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12 Nov 2006, 08:34
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8. Jasonâ€™s salary and Karenâ€™s salary was each p% grater in 1998 that in 1995, what is the volume of p?

a) In 1995 Karenâ€™s salary was $2000 greater than Jasonâ€™s b) In 1998 Karenâ€™s salary was$2440 greater than Jasonâ€™s
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12 Nov 2006, 12:27

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12 Nov 2006, 12:58
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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12 Nov 2006, 15:03
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12 Nov 2006, 15:03
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