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: 24


selling price = 25,000

Work Step by Step

commission = commission rate $\times$ sales 1750=7%$\times$ sales write 7% as 0.07 1750= 0.07 $\times$ sales divide both sides by 0.07 $\frac{1750}{0.07}$=$\frac{0.07\times sales}{0.07}$ $\frac{175000}{7}$ 25000 = seling price
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