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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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