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 - Page 513: 23


sales = 185,500

Work Step by Step

commission = commission rate $\times$ sales 5565=3%$\times$ sales write 3% as 0.03 5565= 0.03 $\times$ sales divide both sides by 0.03 $\frac{5565}{0.03}$=$\frac{0.03\times sales}{0.03}$ $\frac{556500}{3}$ 185,500=sales
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