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# ps-salary

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15 May 2004, 16:34
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joan started work 2 year ago. Her starting salary was 1/2 of mike's salary at that time. Each year since then joan has recieved a raise of 5% in her salary and mike has received a raise of 10% in his salary.what percentage (to the nearest) of mike's current salary is joan's current salary?

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15 May 2004, 17:26
shubhangi wrote:
joan started work 2 year ago. Her starting salary was 1/2 of mike's salary at that time. Each year since then joan has recieved a raise of 5% in her salary and mike has received a raise of 10% in his salary.what percentage (to the nearest) of mike's current salary is joan's current salary?

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lets, 2 years ago Joan's salary was x, Mike's 2x
in two years Joan's Mikes salary respectively= 1.05*1.05x & 1.1*(1.1*1.1*2x)

Therefore
Mike: Joan::*(1.1*1.1*2x)/1.05*1.05x

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