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  • one year ago

If a salesman earned a 6% commission on sales and in one week he earned $300.00 in commissions, how much merchandise did he sell that week? Please help thanks

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  1. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    so \(6\%\) of merchandise is \(300\)

  2. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    let \(x\) be the merchandise, then \[\large \dfrac{6}{100}*x = 300\] solve \(x\)

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so 6x divided by 300 x=50

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is that how you would solve it?

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