Posted by **Alexis** on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:58pm.

Sarah works in an appliance store. She gets a commission in addition to her hourly pay. She earns a 2%

commission for sales up to $4000 and a 4% commission for all sales in a month above $4000. Last

month her sales were $5200. How much was her commission?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:10pm
4,000 * 0.02 = $80

1,200 * 0.04 = $48

Total = $128 commission

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**Alexis**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:22pm
I have one more question ... How did you get 1,200 ?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 11:33am
5.200 - 4,000 = 1,200

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