# SOLUTION: if james recieved a 9% raise and is now making \$102,000 yr., what was his salary before the raise.

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 Question 486995: if james recieved a 9% raise and is now making \$102,000 yr., what was his salary before the raise. Answer by John10(245)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Suppose his original salary is at 100% After 9% raise, his salary is at 109% Let x be his original salary the x-------------->100% 102000--------->109% x = (102000*100)/109 = \$93,577.98 which is his original salary. John10:)