Posted by **shasha** on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 9:14pm.

In 2004 median earnings including commissions, for car salespersons was $18.61 per hour or $744.40 per week. Dan received $400 per week for selling new and used cars. In addition, he receives 5% of the profit on any sales he generates.

(a) write an equation that relates Dan's weekly salary S when he has sales that generate a profit of dollar x

(b) If Dan has sales that generates of profit of $4000, what are his weekly earnings?

(c)to equal the median earnings of a car salesperson, Dan would have to have sales that generate a profit of how many dollars?

help me pretty please!!!!tyy!

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 9:36pm
"Dan received $400 per week for selling new and used cars. In addition, he receives 5% of the profit on any sales he generates. "

a) S = .05(x) + 400 , where x is the amount of sales

b) sub in x = 4000

c) solve 744.40 = .05x + 400

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**shasha**, Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 12:01am
thank youu so much!!

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