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A worker's take-home pay is $336, after deductions totaling 60% of the gross pay have been subtracted. What is the gross pay?

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A worker's take-home pay is $336, after deductions totaling 60% of the gross pay have been subtracted. What is the gross pay?

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The worker’s take home pay is $336, which is 60% of the gross pay have been subtracted.

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Find the gross pay of the worker as follows.
Base Portion
Rate
Portion $336
$336
40%
Rate 40%
$336
(40% 0.40)
0.40
-$840
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Find the gross pay of the worker as follows. Base Portion Rate Portion $336 $336 40% Rate 40% $336 (40% 0.40) 0.40 -$840

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