# SOLUTION: I have an increase in salary of 5% and the new salary is \$25,257.75. How much was my raise?

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 Question 305642: I have an increase in salary of 5% and the new salary is \$25,257.75. How much was my raise?Found 2 solutions by richwmiller, mananth:Answer by richwmiller(9144)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1.05x=25257.75 Solve for x and take .05 of that. Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If my new salary is 105 then 100 was my last salary If 25,257.75 is my new salary what was my last salary? 100 / 105 * 25257.75 = \$ 24, 055