2001 AMC 12 Problems/Problem 3
- The following problem is from both the 2001 AMC 12 #3 and 2001 AMC 10 #9, so both problems redirect to this page.
Problem
The state income tax where Kristin lives is levied at the rate of $p%$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $ inserted.) of the first <dollar/> of annual income plus $(p + 2)%$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $ inserted.) of any amount above <dollar/>. Kristin noticed that the state income tax she paid amounted to $(p + 0.25)%$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $ inserted.) of her annual income. What was her annual income?
<dollar/><dollar/><dollar/><dollar/><dollar/>
Solution
Let the income amount be denoted by .
We know that .
We can now try to solve for :
So the answer is
See Also
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