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# Salary raise question

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A student is offered two different summer jobs. Job A lasts 16 weeks and pays \$400.00 per week. Job B lasts 4 months and pays \$1,300.00 per month, with monthly raises of 10% of the previous month's salary. How much more does the student earn by accepting Job A (rounded to the nearest cent)?

\$366.70

\$264.00

\$675.50

\$680.00

It's not C lol

failurewithasmile  Apr 14, 2017
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Hang on tight Im tryin to figure these q's out

MysticalJaycat  Apr 14, 2017
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I would estimate on 366.70

MysticalJaycat  Apr 14, 2017
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Pay for "A"   - Pay for "B"   =

16 *400  - [ 1300  + 1300(1.10) + 1300(1.10)^2 + 1300(1.10)^3]  =

\$366.70  .......just as MJ  found......!!!!!

CPhill  Apr 15, 2017
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deleted - added on a new question.

Melody  Apr 15, 2017
edited by Melody  Apr 15, 2017

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