# grade 9 maths percentage prob

• June 15th 2008, 05:06 PM
mathsisgay
if steven earns $85000 annual salary plus bonus payments which ads up to$90701.81 for over a year. how do i calculate the percentage amount that steven has earned in excess of his his base salary? (Headbang) help.
• June 15th 2008, 05:58 PM
TheEmptySet
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Originally Posted by mathsisgay
if steven earns $85000 annual salary plus bonus payments which ads up to$90701.81 for over a year. how do i calcule the percentage amount that steven has earned in excess of his his base salary? (Headbang) help.

$\frac{90701.81-85000}{85000}=0.067=6.7 \%$

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• June 15th 2008, 06:04 PM
mathsisgay
thnx