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    the ratio of your federal income tax is state income is 10 to 3.how much is your state income tax if your federal income tax is $2000?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BeBeMala View Post
    the ratio of your federal income tax is state income is 10 to 3.how much is your state income tax if your federal income tax is $2000?
    [math\frac{10}{3}=\frac{x}{y}[/tex] where x is your federal and y is your state ...so we have \frac{10}{3}=\frac{2000}{y} solving we get x=600
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