MATH SOLVE

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# Jada has a monthly budget for her cell phone bill. Last month she spent 120% of her budget, and the bill was $60. What is Jada's monthly budget

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Answer:$ 50 is Jada's monthly budget.Step-by-step explanation:Let Jada's monthly budget be y;As per the given statement: Jada has a monthly budget for her cell phone bill. Last month she spent 120 % of her budget, and the bill was 60$. "120% of her budget" means 120% of y.Also, she paid her bill was $60β [tex]120\% \times y = 60[/tex][tex]\frac{120}{100} \times y =60[/tex]or[tex]1.2y =60[/tex]Divide both sides by 1.2 we have;[tex]\frac{1.2y}{1.2} = \frac{60}{1.2}[/tex]Simplify:y = 50Therefore, Jada's monthly budget is, $50