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    Red face grade 9 maths percentage prob

    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? help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mathsisgay View Post
    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? help.

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

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