Posted by **cat** on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 2:17pm.

last year Stephanie was paid a base salary of $12,000/ year plus a commission of 3% on the total dollar value of her sales. She sold $1,120,000 worth of company products. How much did she make?

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**Maddison**, Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 5:09pm
Ok, so to actually solve the question and get the right answer..

So the equation to solve this question would be- 12,000+ (1,120,000 x 0.03)

Acording to Grade 8 Math curriculum BEDMAS (brackets, exponets, dividing, multiplying, adding, then subtracting) you would do what was in the brackets first. The answer is 33,600.

So now your equation would be 12,000+ 33,600.

The answer is 45, 600.

Hope this helped!

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**cat**, Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 8:23pm
thanks that really did help a lot

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