# Algebra I

Roger gets \$40 per day as wages and \$4.50 as commission for every pair of shoes he sells in a day. His daily earnings goal is \$112.
Write an equation to determine how many pairs of shoes, p, Roger must sell in a day to meet his daily earnings goal.

How do I write an equation for this?

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1. amount form commission = 4.5p
amount from basic pa = 40

so
4.5p + 40 = 112

solve following the usual steps

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