College algebra

Curt can be paid in one of two ways for the sales he generates:

Plan A: 900$ per month plus 10% sales commission.

Plan B: $1200 per month plus 15% commission on sales above $8,000.

Assuming he always exceeds $8,000 in sales, for what amount interval of $ sales is Plan B better?

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  1. 900 + .1 x = 1200 + .15(x - 8,000)
    is breakeven point. Above that take the 15%

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  2. So I distribute the .15 and then solve for x?

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  3. yes

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  4. why did you put .1% instead of .10%?

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  5. They are both the same.

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  6. 10% = 10/100 = .10 = .1

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