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# help i have a lot of questions and i need help or i fail my math class

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put the number in a Parentheses for each number stated
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1)Tim Worker expects Social Security benefits of \$937 per month. His wife, Mary, is eligible for a wife's benefit of 50 percent of Tim's benefit. How much will Mary receive?

2) The Brown family's dinner bill was 75.89 and they left 10.00 as a tip. What percent was the tip?

(3)t or f)) Most financial advisors say you'll need about 70 percent of your pre-retirement earnings to comfortably maintain your pre-retirement standard of living.

GirlsRbetteR  Aug 4, 2017
edited by GirlsRbetteR  Aug 4, 2017
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1)Tim Worker expects Social Security benefits of \$937 per month. His wife, Mary, is eligible for a wife's benefit of 50 percent of Tim's benefit. How much will Mary receive?

50%  of  937  =  .50 * 937  = \$468.50

2) The Brown family's dinner bill was 75.89 and they left 10.00 as a tip. What percent was the tip?

Assuming that 75.89 was the total bill.....the percent of the tip is given  by :

10.00 / 75.89  ≈ 13.2 %

As for the third question....I don't know.....!!!

CPhill  Aug 5, 2017
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Although I am not a financial expert, I believe that I have somehow heard about such advice before, so I would say that #3 is true.

TheXSquaredFactor  Aug 6, 2017

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