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an appliance salesman receives a commission of 15% of all sales. last week he sold a refrigerator priced at \$755,a dishwasher priced at \$450, and a range priced at \$535. what is the total commission he earned for the week?

1)\$26.10
2)\$104.40
3)\$116.00
4)\$261.00
5)\$1740.00

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commission means how much he made.

Anyways, I worked it out as follows
755+450+535=1740

Set up a proportion
x/1740=15/100

x = (1740*15)/100

4)\$261.00

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