# How do you translate the phrase to an algebraic expression: Your salary after a 7% salary increase if your salary before the increase?

Dec 28, 2016

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Dec 28, 2016

$\frac{107 x}{100} = 1.07 x$
Let's call the salary before the increase $x $x$represents the full salary - which is 100% If this is increased by 7%, the new amount will be: (100% +7%) of $x$New salary = $\frac{107 x}{100}$This can also be give as a decimal: $1.07 x\$