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{{duplicate|[[2007 AMC 12A Problems|2007 AMC 12A #5]] and [[2007 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 7|2007 AMC 10A #7]]}} | {{duplicate|[[2007 AMC 12A Problems|2007 AMC 12A #5]] and [[2007 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 7|2007 AMC 10A #7]]}} | ||
==Problem== | ==Problem== | ||
− | Last year | + | Last year Mr. Jon Q. Public received an inheritance. He paid <math>20\%</math> in federal taxes on the inheritance, and paid <math>10\%</math> of what he had left in state taxes. He paid a total of <math>\textdollar10500</math> for both taxes. How many dollars was his inheritance? |
<math>(\mathrm {A})\ 30000 \qquad (\mathrm {B})\ 32500 \qquad(\mathrm {C})\ 35000 \qquad(\mathrm {D})\ 37500 \qquad(\mathrm {E})\ 40000</math> | <math>(\mathrm {A})\ 30000 \qquad (\mathrm {B})\ 32500 \qquad(\mathrm {C})\ 35000 \qquad(\mathrm {D})\ 37500 \qquad(\mathrm {E})\ 40000</math> |
Latest revision as of 17:40, 19 January 2020
- The following problem is from both the 2007 AMC 12A #5 and 2007 AMC 10A #7, so both problems redirect to this page.
Problem
Last year Mr. Jon Q. Public received an inheritance. He paid in federal taxes on the inheritance, and paid of what he had left in state taxes. He paid a total of for both taxes. How many dollars was his inheritance?
Solution
After paying his taxes, he has of his earnings left. Since is of his income, he got a total of .
See also
2007 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
Preceded by Problem 4 |
Followed by Problem 6 |
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All AMC 12 Problems and Solutions |
2007 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
Preceded by Problem 6 |
Followed by Problem 8 | |
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All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions |
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