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I was calculating 'my already calculated' disability on http://www.vvaarizona.org/combined_disability.php# with their calculator.  When I enter the number of rated disabilities (7) add 6 10% individually then my last of 30%, I get 62.7%....basically 60%.  I am officially rated at 70% .  The only way I get 70% on the calculator is if i add the 6 10% for 60% and add 30% and then calculate...72% for 70%.  Which way is correct?  If the first way is correct, has anyone ever had to pay back pay if they miscalculated?  Like, 10% for over 9 years?  

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Try it again on the "hadit" calculator, then do it by hand.  By doing it 3 different ways, it should put it in perspective.  Dont forget bilateral factor.  

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Depending on your disabilities you may also be rated as bi-lateral for some disabilities. You get an extra 10% for bi-lateral disabilities. E.g flat feet, knees, etc. Most of my disabilities fall under the bi-lateral disabilities. 

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yeah, that 10% (while not a 'straight' 10% addition to the calculation) is enough to throw some people off when calculating if they don't remember to add that factor in there. 

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