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October 27th, 2016, 01:10 PM   #1
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where does the new pay info come from?

not sure where the new pay comes from?

I have both tried to add the other pay to the other and divide (wrong.) I have tried to subtract it and then divide (wrong) I subtract the 2 different pays from each other and then divide (wrong)
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 October 27th, 2016, 01:11 PM #2 Senior Member     Joined: Sep 2015 From: USA Posts: 1,931 Thanks: 999 It looks like they want you to find $t$ such that $40600 + 3200t > 47100+3000t$ can you do that? Last edited by romsek; October 27th, 2016 at 01:13 PM.
 October 27th, 2016, 01:17 PM #3 Math Team   Joined: Dec 2013 From: Colombia Posts: 7,305 Thanks: 2443 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra You seek $t$ such that $P_g \gt P_m$ where $P_g=40600+3200t$ and $P_m=47100+3000t$. Just make $t$ the subject of the inequality.
October 27th, 2016, 01:39 PM   #4
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 Originally Posted by romsek It looks like they want you to find $t$ such that $40600 + 3200t > 47100+3000t$ can you do that?
awe, okay thanks yeah I can do that. it just confused me why the pay from 85000 was not being used for the second problem as usually it would in these kinds of problems.

October 27th, 2016, 01:47 PM   #5
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 Originally Posted by GIjoefan1976 awe, okay thanks yeah I can do that. it just confused me why the pay from 85000 was not being used for the second problem as usually it would in these kinds of problems.
yeah, I get it. Gotta remember that people generally write these things and who knows what goes through their heads when they are writing them.

October 27th, 2016, 02:09 PM   #6
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 Originally Posted by romsek yeah, I get it. Gotta remember that people generally write these things and who knows what goes through their heads when they are writing them.
Right ....Thanks again for helping me getting through this....since time is running out for me in my class, would hate to fail after 6 months of math and loss of money.

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