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Ramon, a sales representative for HP computers, is paid $795 per week plus a commission of 2% on sales. His sales last week were $10,560. Find the amount he pays in Medicare taxes for the week.

$29.18

$14.59

$62.38

$145.89

asked by lana
  1. 795 + (.02)10,560 = earnings

    What percent goes to medicare? (.0145?)

    If so, multiply that by earnings.

    posted by PsyDAG

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