A lot 80 feet wide and 200 feet deep is sold at $500 per front foot. Commission is 10% of sales price, and the selling salesperson receives 60% of the commission. What does the salesperson receive?

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  1. I assume the front foot is the perimeter of the lot.

    2(80 + 200) = 560 feet

    560 * 500 * 0.1 = $_________ commission

    Multiply the commission by 0.6 to find the salesperson's money.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Answer is $2400
    I don't get that with your explanation.

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  3. Your answer is correct if we assume that the frontage is 80 feet. The problem isn't clear about which number to use for the front feet.

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