Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 7 - Section 7.5 - Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount - Exercise Set: 19

Answer

14%

Work Step by Step

commission = commission rate $\times$ sales 1380.40=r$\times$9860 divide both sides by 9860 $\frac{1380.40}{9860}$ =$\frac{r\times9860}{9860}$ 0.14=r commission rate = 14%
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