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Homework Help: algebra

Posted by suzie on Monday, November 22, 2010 at 1:16am.

a salesperson who must decide between two monthly income options:
Option A: Salary of $1642 per month, plus 8% of monthly sales
or Option B: Salary of $1900 per month, plus 6.5% of monthly sales

For what amount of monthly sales is Option A the better choice for Mike than Option B?

Let x = monthly sales. Write an appropriate inequality involving x and solve it algebraically. Write a sentence to carefully state the answer to the question. The sentence should have the form “Option A is the better choice if the monthly sales are more than _____.”

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