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Aaron works part time as a salesperson for an electronics store. He earns $6.75 per hour plus a percent commission on all of his sales. Last week Aaron worked 17 hours and earned a gross income of $290.63. Find Aaron’s percent commission if his total sales for the week were $3,350. If necessary, round your answer to the nearest hundredth of a percent.

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  1. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    gross income = (total sales)*commission + (hourly wage)*number of hours plug in the numbers and solve for the commission

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    290.63=(3,350)* + (6.75)* 17

  3. anonymous
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    @Vocaloid

  4. Vocaloid
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    good so far, so keep going.... you want to solve for the comission

  5. Vocaloid
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    290.63=(3,350)*commission + (6.75)* 17 so now find the comission

  6. anonymous
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    $6.75/hr x 17hrs = $114.75

  7. anonymous
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    $290.63 - $114.75 = $175.88

  8. anonymous
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    $175.88/$3,350 = 0.0525 or 5.25%

  9. Vocaloid
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    fantastic! that's our answer

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