### Question 1 (Number Sense)

The employees of a company will vote on two options for pay increases. The first option states that each employee will receive a $500 raise; the second option states that each employee will receive a 2% raise.

The table shows the annual salaries of the employees of the company.

In your Answer Document, determine which option is likely to receive the most votes. Support your response by comparing the effects of each option on the given salaries.

The table shows the annual salaries of the employees of the company.

In your Answer Document, determine which option is likely to receive the most votes. Support your response by comparing the effects of each option on the given salaries.

option 1 because its more than what option 2 is offering

ReplyDeletemost likely they will vote for the 2 percent i know i would cause wouldn't you get more then a 500 dollar raise? i dont know im gonna go with 2 percent

ReplyDeleteI think they should pick option 2%. They will receive more money!

ReplyDeletewell the 500 dollar raise is better for more than half of the company because 2% of your salary isn't more than 500$ but for whoever is making $71,000 a year the 2% options would be more beneficiary than the $500 one I did the math if it's a 2% raise you do your salary divided by 100 * 2 so its salary divided by 100 time's 2

ReplyDeletethe option to receive the most votes would be the 2% because few of the employees are already getting payed a less salarie and most of the employees that are getting bigger salaries.the employees want to get the bigger salaries.

ReplyDeletemichaela said

the $500 raise is more likely due to the fact that more people will get less than a $500 raise with the 2% increase. the total number of employees is 64, 34 will receive less than $500 dollars with the 2% salary raise and the remaining 30 will get a raise greater than $600 from the same 2% increase to their salary.

ReplyDeleteThe option that is most likely to receive the most votes would be getting the $500 raise, otherwise the 2% would be unfair to everyone. With the 2% raise the few people who make the biggest salaries, would get a way higher raise then the more people who make a lower salary. If you choose the $500 raise, there would be a much more even raise and it would be more fair.

ReplyDeletei think option 1 because it shows salaries

ReplyDeleteim taken a wild guess and picking option 1 because $500 raise just sounds like a hell of alot

ReplyDeleteThe $500 increase is more likely to win the vote. For a person with a salary of 18,500 they recieve about $1,541.67 per month. With a 2% increase the monthly amound only raises to $1,541.69 and the salary amount is $18,500.28. With a $500 increase the monthly amount would be raised to $2,041.67 and the salary amount would be 24,500.04. For a person with a $71,000 salary the monthly amount recieved for a 2% increase would be $71,000.28, for a $500 increase the salary amount would be 77,000.04.

ReplyDeleteidk ,

ReplyDeleteIm gonna go with option 2..

ReplyDeleteI think its going to be option 2

ReplyDeleteHere is my answer:

ReplyDeleteThe option that would most likely receive the greatest number of votes is option #1, the $500 raise. The reason is because the bottom three salaries would make more with the $500 raise than the 2% raise. The total number of employees with the lowest three salaries is 34. The top four salaries would prefer a 2% raise, which is a total of 30 people. Therefore, the $500 raise is beneficial for the majority of employees.

$500 raise is more likely because more people will get less than a $500 raise with the 2% increase. 34 empolyees will receive less than $500 dollars with the 2% salary raise, the rest of the empolyees (30) will get a raise higher than $600 from the same 2% increase to their salary.

ReplyDeleteSince not everyone will be making top notch pay I believe theyd choose option 1, the $500 raise. The 2% increase of pay raise will only be beneficial for those making the top notch income and since thats only 4 people everyone else wouldnt find it too beneficial.

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