## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

a. Whole= 240, percent= 22. Find the part. $\frac{x}{240}=\frac{22}{100}$ Write the fraction in the lowest terms: $\frac{x}{240}=\frac{11}{50}$ Cross products: $50x=2640$ Solve for x. Round to the nearest tenth if necessary: $x=52.80$ b. Subtract the amount withheld from the total income earned. $240-52.8=187.20$