Benefits are %12 of the base salary,
Benefits = 0.12*Base salary
Total compensation is the summation of the base salary and benefits,
36,000 = Base salary + 0.12*Base salary
36,000 = 1.12*Base salary
Divide each side by 1.12,
36,000 / 1.12 = 1.12*Base salary / 1.12
32,142.86 = Base salary
Let me know if you have any questions.
that was easy and I feel very stupid right now!
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