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mary's ARt GAllery sells picture for $50each. She pay 20 for print and pay the sales clerk 10% as a commission. she has 5000 of monthly fixed cost as well. how many picture mary need to sell to break even.

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    n = number of pictures
    5n = commission

    Put income on one side and expenses on the other to find the break even point for the month.

    50n = 5000 + 20n + 5n

    Solve for n.

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