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Jags it'd spends 3/5 of his income on rent and 1/4 of remainder amount on grocery. He saves the remaining amount.

(a) What fraction of the income does he save?

(b) If he saves $1,029 per month, what is his monthly income?

 Apr 14, 2021
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It's Jagdish not Jags it'd

 Apr 14, 2021
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Jags it'd spends 3/5 of his income on rent and 1/4 of remainder amount on grocery. He saves the remaining amount.

(a) What fraction of the income does he save?

(b) If he saves $1,029 per month, what is his monthly income?

 

(a): He spends 3/5 of his income on rent which means that he only has 2/5 income left but, 1/4 of the 2/5 is spent on grocery. We multiply the fraction to figure out the fraction of the income he used. 1/4 x 2/5 = 1/10. That means he saves the remaining 9/10 of the 2/5. We multiply again to figure out our final answer. 9/10x2/5 = 9/25 Please correct me if i'm wrong.

 

(b) Try B yourself. 

 

Hope this helped a bitsmiley

 Apr 14, 2021

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