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Laura is a salesperson in a retail store and earns \$65 per week plus 10% of her weekly sales. If Laura earned \$200 one week, what were her sales that week

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200=65+.10x
She earns a flat salary of 65 weekly no matter what. Her commission is 10% and is a reward for her to sell more. 200 is her total. x is what you want to know.

Subtract 65 from both sides.

135=.10x

Divide both sides by .10

x=\$1350 in sales that week

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every \$200 sold.

Commission on \$700 =

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