# Math

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I have no clue HOW to do this kind of problem, I don't want the answer, I just want an explanation.
Here is the question: Carla gets a base salary of \$15,000 per year plus 5% commission on every house that she sells. If she sold \$900,000 in homes last year, what was her final salary?
Thanks so much!

• Math -

Multiply
0.05 * 900,000 = ______ commission

Add the commission to the base salary to find her total salary.

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