# try to work out expenditure, if it is to be 32% above income

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1. ## try to work out expenditure, if it is to be 32% above income

if i know that income is to be x anount. And i want expenditure to always be 32% above the income (£10000) how can i calculate this. so if i know a figure i.e i know expenditure is 10000, 32% of the 10000 is 3200. 10000 - 3200 = 6800. How can i work out the 10000 if i only know the 6800.

2. ## Re: try to work out expenditure, if it is to be 32% above in

Hi cw,

From what you have said, it should just be a simple matter of working back using the appropriate percentage. How about:

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HTH

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