   Chapter 3, Problem 37AT ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Maria Lopez shares an apartment with a friend. They divide all expenses evenly. Maria’s monthly take-home pay is $2,792.15. The apartment expenses this month are$985.50 for rent, $192.00 for maintenance fees,$56.31 for electricity, and $28.11 for telephone. How much remains from Maria’s check after she pays her share of the monthly rent and expenses? To determine To calculate: The amount left from the Maria’s check of$2792.15 which she paid as a share of an apartment with friend and the apartment expenses for the month are $985.50 for rent,$192 for maintenance fee, $56.31 for electricity, and$28.11 for telephone.

Explanation

Given Information:

The data provided is as follows:

Maria Lopez shares apartment with a friend and they divide all the expenses equally.

The apartment expenses for the month are $985.50 for rent,$192 for maintenance fee, $56.31 for electricity, and$28.11 for telephone.

Formula used:

To add two decimal numbers, use the steps:

Step 1: Align the decimal points vertically.

Step 2: Put 0 at the empty places to make the number of digits after and decimal point equal.

Step 3: Perform addition from right to left and keep decimal point aligned.

To subtract two decimal numbers, use the steps:

Step 1: Align the decimal points vertically.

Step 2: Put 0 at the empty places to make the number of digits after and decimal point equal.

Step 3: Perform subtraction from right to left and keep decimal point aligned.

Calculation:

Consider the expenses of the apartment as $985.50 for rent,$192 for maintenance fee, $56.31 for electricity, and$28.11 for telephone.

Now calculate the total expenses of the apartment.

To calculate the total expenses of the apartment, add all the expenses...

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