# consumer math

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

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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