# Commission

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
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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Ms. Sue

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