A company offers a starting yearly salary of $30,000 with raises of $3,500 per year.  Find the total salary over a ten-year period.
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$3500 rise on salary in one year is 10*3500=35000 in 10 years or $31500 in 9 years. So salary in 10 years is 30000+31500=$61,500, counting first year salary as $30,000 and 9 subsequent years as $3,500 per year. However after 10 years the salary would be a further $3,500, bringing it to $65,000.

answered Apr 10, 2015 by Rod Top Rated User (429,740 points)
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