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25. Deb, a resident of Metropolis, pays Metropolis an annual tax of $65 plus 1.7% of her annual
income. If Deb paid $1,391 in tax, what was Deb's income? Show work.
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25. Deb, a resident of Metropolis, pays Metropolis an annual tax of $65 plus 1.7% of her annual income. If Deb paid $1,391 in tax, what was Deb's income? Show work.

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Step 1

To determine the income of the resident of the metropolis.

Step 2

Given:

The annual income tax is $65 + 1.7% of annual income. The income tax paid by Deb is $ 1,391.

Step 3

Let x dollars be the Deb’s income.

The income tax for an annual income of x dollars = $65 + 1.7% of x

1391 = 65 + 0.017x

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