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Sonia is selling her house through a real estate agent whose commission is 6% of the selling price. What should be the selling price so Sonia can get $84,600?
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Kat

1.06 * 84,600 = ?
posted by Ms. Sue

89,676
but I thought I had to set up problem as an algebraic?
posted by Kat

0.96 x = 84,600
x = 84,600/0.96
x = $ 88,125 selling priceposted by Kat

It should be 0.94x
posted by Ms. Sue

wait I think it would be 0.94 not 0.96 . the answer would be 90,000
posted by Kat

Test out both answers.
Take 0.06 of both numbers and see which one equals 84,600posted by Ms. Sue
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