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Question

After getting a rise of 15%, a man’s new monthly salary is N345. How much per month did he earn before the increase?

Options

A) ₦330

B) ₦396.75

C) ₦300

D) ₦293.25

E) ₦360

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Let \(x\) represent his monthly salary before the increase of 15%.
\(x = 345\)
\(115100x = 345\)
\(115x = 34500\)
\(x = ₦300\)

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Discussion (2)

  • Let \(x\) represent his monthly salary before the increase of 15%.
    \(x = 345\)
    \(115100x = 345\)
    \(115x = 34500\)
    \(x = ₦300\)

  • Bamidele

    The correct answer is D not C. If you find 15% of N 345, you get N 51.75 then you subtract it from the new salary which is N 345, so you get N 293.25