Algebra
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You are offered the option of choosing a yearly salary of $45,000 or continue working on commission.
a. Using the equation from problem #1, how many appliances do you have to sell per year in order to match this salary? (Hint: $450 is the base pay per month, not year. Multiply the base pay by 12 to represent a full year.)
b. If you currently average 74 appliance sales per month, which option should you choose?

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