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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

CHIJ St Nicholas Girls' Sch 2009 P6 SA1 Paper 2 Q10

In September, Rafael received a monthly salary of $2698 and she saved 20% of it. In December, her salary was reduced by 5% and she continued to save 20% of her salary. How much less was her savings in December compared to that in September? Leave your answer correct to the nearest dollar.


Sep --> 20% x $2698 = $539.60

5% x 539.6% = $26.98 ~ $27

Answer: $27

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