# math word problem?

Frank earns $43,300 one year and receives a 9% raise in salary. What is his new salary?

### 11 Answers

- Pramod KumarLv 74 weeks ago
His new salary is = $ 43300 + increase in salary.

His new salary is = $43,300 + 9% of ( $43,300 )

9% means ( 9/100 ) = 0.09. Hence -----

His new salary is = $ 43,300 + ( 0.09 ) of ( $43,300 )

=> $ 43,300 + $ 3897

=> $ 47197 ..................... (ANSWER)

- msoexpertLv 61 month ago
The KEY here is that his new salary will include what he was making before his raise + the amount of his raise. So you'll take the $43,300 he's making now and then add the dollar amount of his raise to it.

Raise amount = $43,300 x 9% = $_________

+ $ 43,000 salary before his raise

= $ _________ salary after the raise

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- ?Lv 71 month ago
NEW salary = $43,300 + 9%($43,300)

....................= $43,300 + 9%($43,300)

....................= $43,300 + (0.09)($43,300)

....................= $43,300 + 3,897

....................= $47,197.......................ANS

// You could also calculae the new salary by

// simply multiplying 43300 (1.09) = 47197

- MichaelLv 71 month ago
Method I

s = 43,300 * 1.09

s = 47,197

$47,197 < ––––––––

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Method II

Amount of increase

9% = .09

43,300 * .09 = 3,897

New salary = old salary + increase

New = 43,300 + 3,897

New = 47,197

$47,197 <––––––

- Anonymous1 month ago
His new salary is $57,660.