Posted by **Jennifer** on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 11:51pm.

Tito Sanchez receives a weekly salary of $400. he also receives a 6% commission on the total dollar amount of all sales he makes. What must his total sales be in a week if he is to make a total of $790?

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**Steve**, Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:45am
if sales = x, then salary s is given by

s = 400 + .06x

If s=790, then

790 = 400 + .06x

390 = .06x

x = 6500

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 10:19am
Petsmart has sale offering 10% off of all pet supplies. If Amanda Miller spent 15.72$ on pet supplies before tax, what was the price of the pet supplies she purchased before discount?

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