Jack Is Learning To Save, Spend, And Give His Money Away. He Has Hetermined To Give Away 10% Of His Job Earnings. If He Gives Away $256, How Much Did He Earn This Summer?

IvanYunga1 Jan 17, 2018

#1**+1 **

Let's set it up as a ratio

256 is to 10% as x is to 100%

256/10 = x/100 solve for 'x'

x= $2560 amount he earned for the summer

ElectricPavlov Jan 17, 2018

#2**+1 **

10% = 10/100 or 1/10

so basically if he gives away $256 then 256 is 1/10th of the money he earnt so the amount of money he earnt is 256*10 = $2560. peace.

Scruffy23. Jan 17, 2018