math
posted by coco .
Ruth sells cars. She receives a commission of 12% on sales up to $35,000 and a commission of %24 on sales over $35,000. What is Ruth's commission if she sold a car for $50,000?

1) Is 50,000 larger or smaller than 35,000?
2) Which commission should she therefore receive?
3) What is 50,000 times the commission percentage divided by 100? 
12000