(Doh)Mr. Lee earned a fixed salary every month last year. In March, he spent 40% of his monthly salary. In April, he spent 20% more than the amount he spent in March and saved the remaining $2600 in the bank. What was his monthly salary?

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- Sep 11th 2009, 10:48 PMdtayPercentage question #1.
(Doh)Mr. Lee earned a fixed salary every month last year. In March, he spent 40% of his monthly salary. In April, he spent 20% more than the amount he spent in March and saved the remaining $2600 in the bank. What was his monthly salary?

- Sep 12th 2009, 04:54 AMhjortur
Let X be the monthly salary.

$\displaystyle

0.4x = \mbox{spent in march} \\ \quad

0.4x * 1.2 = \mbox{spent in april} \\ \quad

x(1 - (0.4*1.2)) = 2600 \\ \quad

x = ??

$ - Oct 21st 2009, 07:50 PMdtayThanks!
Hi. thanks! I greatly appreciate your help :D