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{{duplicate|[[2004 AMC 12A Problems|2004 AMC 12A #1]] and [[2004 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 3|2004 AMC 10A #3]]}} | {{duplicate|[[2004 AMC 12A Problems|2004 AMC 12A #1]] and [[2004 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 3|2004 AMC 10A #3]]}} | ||
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Alicia earns 20 dollars per hour, of which <math>1.45\%</math> is deducted to pay local taxes. How many cents per hour of Alicia's wages are used to pay local taxes? | Alicia earns 20 dollars per hour, of which <math>1.45\%</math> is deducted to pay local taxes. How many cents per hour of Alicia's wages are used to pay local taxes? | ||
<math> \mathrm{(A) \ } 0.0029 \qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 0.029 \qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 0.29 \qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 2.9 \qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 29 </math> | <math> \mathrm{(A) \ } 0.0029 \qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 0.029 \qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 0.29 \qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 2.9 \qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 29 </math> | ||
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<math>20</math> dollars is the same as <math>2000</math> cents, and <math>1.45\%</math> of <math>2000</math> is <math>0.0145\times2000=29</math> cents. <math>\Rightarrow\boxed{\mathrm{(E)}\ 29}</math>. | <math>20</math> dollars is the same as <math>2000</math> cents, and <math>1.45\%</math> of <math>2000</math> is <math>0.0145\times2000=29</math> cents. <math>\Rightarrow\boxed{\mathrm{(E)}\ 29}</math>. | ||
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+ | == Video Solution == | ||
+ | https://youtu.be/06TIuTrUHls | ||
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+ | Education, the Study of Everything | ||
== See also == | == See also == |
Latest revision as of 12:54, 19 January 2021
- The following problem is from both the 2004 AMC 12A #1 and 2004 AMC 10A #3, so both problems redirect to this page.
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Problem
Alicia earns 20 dollars per hour, of which is deducted to pay local taxes. How many cents per hour of Alicia's wages are used to pay local taxes?
Solution
dollars is the same as cents, and of is cents. .
Video Solution
Education, the Study of Everything
See also
2004 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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All AMC 12 Problems and Solutions |
2004 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions |
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