# SOLUTION: an employee spends about 1330.00 a month.This sum is 70% of his monthly salary. How much does he receive a month?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Finance Question 621933: an employee spends about 1330.00 a month.This sum is 70% of his monthly salary. How much does he receive a month?Answer by math-vortex(472)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hi, there-- . Let the variable x be the employee's TOTAL salary. . Represent 70% as a decimal number. 70% is 70 out of 100, or 0.70 . In algebra, "\$1330 is 70% of the total salary," can be written as . . Now solve for x. Divide both sides of the equation by 0.70. . . . In the context of this problem, 1900=x means that the employee's total salary is \$1900. . Feel free to email me if any part of this does't make sense yet. . ~Figgy math.in.the.vortex@gmail.com