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Amy earns a weekly paycheck consisting of base pay of $225, plus a commission of 4.8% of her weekly sales.

(a) Write an equation that can be used to determine Amy’s weekly paycheck P, given the amount of weekly sales s.

(b) Determine Amy’s weekly paycheck if her weekly sales are $15,420.

  • Algebra -

    a) P = 225 + .048(s)

    b) just plug in 15420 for s and evaluate.

  • Algebra -

    so based on this her sales would be

    $740.16 money earned from weekly sales
    +225.00 base pay
    $965.16 Amy’s Weekly Paycheck Earnings

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