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A worker is paid X dollars per week. After several months the company gives all the employees a 10% pay cut. A few months later the company gives all the employees a 10% raise. What is the worker's new salary?
A. .90X
B. .99X
C. 1x
D. 1.01x
E. 1.11x
The worker starts at x dollars per week. After the pay cut, he receives 90% of his salary. The 10% raise adds 9% to the salary (10% of 90%), so the new salary is 0.99x.
 
 
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This is a 60 question exam to help you study for the Math section of the ACT.
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