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This year a city has allotted 60 percent of its budget for school expe

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This year a city has allotted 60 percent of its budget for school expenditures, and its budget is 15 percent higher than last year's budget of n dollars. In terms of n, how many dollars of this year's budget has the city allotted for school expenditures?

(A) \((0.6)(0.85n)\)

(B) \((0.6)( 1.15n)\)

(C) \(\frac{0.6n}{1.15}\)

(D) \(\frac{0.85n}{0.6}\)

(E) \(\frac{n}{1.15}+0.6n\)
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This year a city has allotted 60 percent of its budget for school expenditures, and its budget is 15 percent higher than last year's budget of n dollars. In terms of n, how many dollars of this year's budget has the city allotted for school expenditures?

(A) \((0.6)(0.85n)\)

(B) \((0.6)( 1.15n)\)

(C) \(\frac{0.6n}{1.15}\)

(D) \(\frac{0.85n}{0.6}\)

(E) \(\frac{n}{1.15}+0.6n\)


PY budget =n
this year bdgt = 1.15n
60 % allocation = \((0.6)( 1.15n)\)
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This year's budget: 1.15n
60% of this year's budget= school expenditure
(.6)*(1.15)
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