Posted by **Clammyson** on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 5:24pm.

Someone earns 6% commission on the value of each house he sells. His commission on a sale was $8700. What was the value of the house?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 5:27pm
0.06x = 8700

x = 8700 / 0.06

x = ?

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**josh**, Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 5:29pm
it would b 145,000 right?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 5:34pm
Right the house sold for $145,000.

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