At a new job selling high end clothing to women, you earn 5% commission on all sales you make after the first $550. Your pay can be represented by p = 0.05(s − 550) dollars, where s is the amount of sales you make in dollars. (Include units with your numerical answers.)
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(a) How much total pay will you earn from $1000 in sales?
On $1000 in sales you will make in commissions.
(b) How much total pay will you earn from $5000 in sales?
On $5000 in sales you will make in commissions.
(c) If you need at least $400 per week to pay your bills, what sales do you have to make per week?
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I got the following:
but when i put it in i get it incorrectly and i do it and keep getting the same answers. Do i have something wrong ?
the first 2 are correct, for part C, i get 8550
it does say include units with answers, try that