# math STEVE

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Mr. Corbin is a salesman. He gets a 5% commission on all sales between \$100 and \$500 and a 10% commission on all sales above \$500. His commission on sales of \$783 was:

• math STEVE -

you could have appended the correction to the original post. Anyway,

783-500 = 283
Apparently he makes no commission on the first \$100. Assuming that, he makes

0% on 100 = 0.00
5% on 400 = 20.00
10% on 283 = 28.30
Total = 48.30

If I made a mistake on the first \$100, make the fix and adjust the total.

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