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# Douglas Kerr's employer will match his contribution to a $401(\mathrm{k})$. The matching amount will be a dollar-for-dollar match not to exceed $6 \%$ of his salary. In 2004, Douglas's salary was $\ 36,470$. If he contributed $\ 2,000$, what would be the total amount contributed to the plan? What would be the total amount contributed to the plan if he contributed $\ 4,000$?

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We need to determine what would be the total amount contributed to the plan if he contributed $2000\$ or $4000\$.

We are given that his employer will match his contribution dollar-for-dollar but not exceed $6\%$ of his salary which is $36470\$.

How to calculate the total amount contributed?

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