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Selena2345
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Kerri works with a commission rate of 5.5%. If she wants to earn $825 in commissions,find the total sales that she must make.
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Selena2345 Group Title
Kerri works with a commission rate of 5.5%. If she wants to earn $825 in commissions,find the total sales that she must make.
 one year ago
 one year ago

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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
same as before, divide \[825\div .055\]
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Selena2345 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
825/.055=15000
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Selena2345 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is it right
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the question is asking "825 is 5.5% of what number?" translate directly in to math 825 is the number 825 "is" means = 5.5 means 0.055 "of" means "\(\times \)" "what number" use a variable i choose \(x\) solve \[825=0.055x\] and solve for \(x\) via \[x=825\div .055\]
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Selena2345 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x=15000
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bcaronna Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes 15000 is correct
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes that sis correct
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Selena2345 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you for calling me sis satellite
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