## Q&A - P5 Math

### Re: Q&A - P5 Math

Hi, need help for this question.

Kenneth saves 45% of his salary. When his salary is reduced by 20%, his savings is reduced by $90. How much is his salary at first?

Kenneth saves 45% of his salary. When his salary is reduced by 20%, his savings is reduced by $90. How much is his salary at first?

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### Re: Q&A - P5 Math

100u x 80% = 80u.tracywham wrote:Hi, need help for this question.

Kenneth saves 45% of his salary. When his salary is reduced by 20%, his savings is reduced by $90. How much is his salary at first?

80u x 45% = 36u.

45u - 90 = 36u

9u -> 90

1u -> 10

100u -> 1000. Ans : $1000.

### Re: Q&A - P5 Math

100u x 80% = 80u.alfretztay wrote:tracywham wrote:Hi, need help for this question.

Kenneth saves 45% of his salary. When his salary is reduced by 20%, his savings is reduced by $90. How much is his salary at first?

80u x 45% = 36u.

45u - 90 = 36u

9u -> 90

1u -> 10

100u -> 1000. Ans : $1000

Oh i see.. thank you

### Re: Q&A - P5 Math

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### Re: Q&A - P5 Math

Hi I need help for this question

Adrain spent $80 of his allowance & saved the rest.If he increased his spending by 20% his savings would decrease by 40%. How much was his allowance? Thanks in advance.

Adrain spent $80 of his allowance & saved the rest.If he increased his spending by 20% his savings would decrease by 40%. How much was his allowance? Thanks in advance.

### Re: Q&A - P5 Math

Hi I need help for this question

Adrain spent $80 of his allowance & saved the rest.If he increased his spending by 20% his savings would decrease by 40%. How much was his allowance? Thanks in advance.

Adrain spent $80 of his allowance & saved the rest.If he increased his spending by 20% his savings would decrease by 40%. How much was his allowance? Thanks in advance.

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### Re: Q&A - P5 Math

$120( answer)

20% more than $80= $16

16/40 x 100=40(savings if spend 80)

$80+$40=$120

20% more than $80= $16

16/40 x 100=40(savings if spend 80)

$80+$40=$120