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I am a trained EGD teacher, but worked outside education. The local school recruited me with promises of a certain salary. Now, 4 years later they want to lower the salary. Can they do that?

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Yes. Budget cuts.

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SOURCE: Expected returns: You have chosen biology as your

So expected returns are just a little more advanced version of probability - without getting too in detail it uses weighted averages so you do not have to add the same number 17 times.
Let's first define our variables:
E(X) = Expected Return X1 = Variable 1 P1 = Probability 1 (in decimal format so 55% would be .55) X2 = Variable 2 P2 = Probability 2 (P2 is also equal to 1 - P1)
So the expected return formula is as follows:
E(X) = (X1)*(P1) + (X2)*(P2)
Plugging in our given numbers we get E(X) = Expected Return X1 = 300,000 P1 = 10% or .1 X2 = 40,000 P2 = 1 - P1 = 1 - .1 = .9
E(X) = (300,000)*(.1) + (40,000)*(.9) E(X) = 66,000
Now remember this does not include the opportunity cost of spending your four years in college studying biology instead of another degree.

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SOURCE: The equation S = 1352x + 44,609 can be used to estimate the average salary S of teachers in public schools x years after 2000. Determine in what year the average salary will be $63,537.

First you replace S with 63537 and get:
63537 = 1352x + 44609
-1352x=-63537+44609
1352x=63537-44609
1352x=18928
x=18928/1352
x=14

Since x is years after 2000:
2000+14

The Answear is 2014.

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We are FIXYA dot com. As a teacher with a Bachelor of Education with an honors degree and 23 years experience, how do you not know this!

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