Posted by **babewithbrains** on Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 9:38pm.

clay potts owns a pottery store. his brother jack works there for $50 dollars there and then gets .1 percent of the daily profits. clay gets the rest of the profits.

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A) What number of dollar PROFIT must the store make in one day for each person to get the SAME ammount of money?

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please help me. this is the last question on my homework

and i would like to be done.

Thank you.

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**Michael**, Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 9:52pm
Write equations to model the situation.

j=50+.01p

c=p-(50+.01p)

where p is the daily profit, j is Jack's salary, and c is Clay's salary

Since their salaries will be the same, set j equal to c.

50+.01p = p-(50+.01p)

Solve the equation for p, and you should get $102.04.

- Math (algerbra) -
**Michael**, Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 9:55pm
Wait, you said .1 percent... that would be ".001p" rather than ".01p" unless you meant 1 percent.

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