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    Exclamation help..hurry

    i can't figuire out how to do a problem..i will just give yo the prob.

    After working 6 months, Gina received a raise of 25%. if her previous pay was $7.20 per our, what was her hourly pay after the raise?
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    ahhhhh

    help me please......i need help today
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    Quote Originally Posted by barbiedoll1
    i can't figuire out how to do a problem..i will just give yo the prob.

    After working 6 months, Gina received a raise of 25%. if her previous pay was $7.20 per our, what was her hourly pay after the raise?
    you find what 25% of her old pay was and add that to the old pay to get the new pay.

    .25*7.20 +1*7.20 = New pay

    1.25*7.20 = New Pay

    $9.00 answer
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    You can start by finding 25% of $7.20

    $7.20 x .25 = $1.80

    $7.25 + $1.80 = $9.00

    She is now making $9.00
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    thanks

    thanks guys
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