Q:

At that rate what will the salesperson earn in commission if her total car sales are $275,009?

Accepted Solution

A:
Sales person will earn a commission of $ 16500.54 if her total car sales are $275,009Solution:Given, A car salesperson earns a commission that is a percentage of a price of each car she sells.  Last week she sold 3 cars for a total of $ 75000 and earned a $ 4500 commission. We have to find at that rate what will the salesperson earn in commission if her total car sales are $275,009? Now, 75000 ⇒ 4500 commission Then, 275009 ⇒ n commission So by chris cross method [tex]\begin{array}{l}{n \times 75000=275009 \times 4500} \\\\ {n \times 75000=1237540500} \\\\ {n=\frac{1237540500}{75000}=16500.54}\end{array}[/tex]Hence, sales person will earn a commission of $ 16500.54.