Tuesday

September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014

Posted by **Chris** on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 4:02pm.

Plan A:A salary of $750 per month, plus a commission of 10% of sales.

Plan B:A salary of $1000 per month, plus a commission of 8% of sales in excess of $2000.

For what amount of monthly sales is plan A better than plan B if we can assume that sales are always more than $2000?

- Math -
**helper**, Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 4:55pmPlan A: Salary $750 + .10 of sales

Plan B: Salary $1,000 + .08 of sales > $2,000

x = dollar amt of sales

750 + .10x > 1000 + .08(x - 2000)

750 + .10x > 1000 + .08x - 160

750 + .10x > 840 + .08x

0.02x > 90

x > 4500

Plan A better when sales > $4500

- Math -
**Chris**, Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 5:50pmThat was a huge help. Thank you!!!

- Math -
**helper**, Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 6:47pmYou're welcome :)

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Algebra - Chris can be paid one of two ways. Plan A is a salary of $420 per ...

algebra - Mandi can be paid in one of two ways: Plan A-- A salary of $400 per ...

Algebra - A person applying for a sales positions is offered an alernative ...

Math - Business Math / Accounting - A person applying for a sales position is ...

Alg 2 - A person applying for a sales position is offered an alternative salery ...

matg - Kay is trying to decide between two job offers. The compensation package ...

Financial Literacy - An architect's compensation package includes the total cost...

math - Sales clerk at an appliance store have a chance of 2 payment: Plan A: $...

math - You are offered two different sales jobs. The first company offers a ...

Math - An air conditioning salesperson receives a base salary of $2850 per month...