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Alex has a job delivering newspapers. He puts 20% of his earnings each week into his college savings account. Each week he puts $16 into the account. Homework Help ✎

Draw a diagram to represent this situation. How much money does Alex earn each week?

Alex spends 10% of his earnings on snacks each week. How much does he spend?

When Alex has worked for one year, he will get a raise that is equal to 15% of his current earnings. How much more money will he earn each week?

$16 is 20% of what?

$80

Find 10% of the answer from part (a).

0.10 (80)

$8

Find 15% of earnings per week, the answer from part (a).