# SOLUTION: In the first year Ashok's salary was increased by 15%.In second year the salary increased by 20%.In third year the salary increased by 25%.If it is increased by 205 every year,Asho

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 Question 72636: In the first year Ashok's salary was increased by 15%.In second year the salary increased by 20%.In third year the salary increased by 25%.If it is increased by 205 every year,Ashok would have got Rs.600 less than today's salary.What was Ashok's salary before first year?Answer by stanbon(57347)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!In the first year Ashok's salary was increased by 15%.In second year the salary increased by 20%.In third year the salary increased by 25%.If it is increased by 205 every year,Ashok would have got Rs.600 less than today's salary.What was Ashok's salary before first year? -------------- Let "x" be the first year salary. I am going to assume that "today's salary" means his salary after all the raises. EQUATION: x(1.15)(1.20)(1.25) =x+3(205)+600 1.725x = x+615+600 1.725x = x+1215 0.725x = 1215 x=\$1,675.86 Cheers, Stan H.