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# what is jim's annual salary and julia's annual salary? a:

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what is jim's annual salary and julia's annual salary?

a: the combine total of the annyual salaries of jim and julia is 50,000

b: if jim were to receive a 10% increase in annual salary and julia a 12% increase,then combined annual salaries wouldbe 55,600

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Vishal Shah

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29 Sep 2008, 11:38
vr4indian wrote:
what is jim's annual salary and julia's annual salary?

a: the combine total of the annyual salaries of jim and julia is 50,000

b: if jim were to receive a 10% increase in annual salary and julia a 12% increase,then combined annual salaries wouldbe 55,600

Thanks
Vishal Shah

Ans:C

X+Y=50000
X *0.10+Y*0.12= 55,600
solve to get X and Y
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29 Sep 2008, 11:43
I think I asked silly question without putting much efforts to solve it..

Sorry guys..
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29 Sep 2008, 12:26
vr4indian wrote:
I think I asked silly question without putting much efforts to solve it..

Sorry guys..

No worries. These days every Q has some sort of trap built in. I solved this to arrive at C and was looking at equations to see if both of them are the same.

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