A student can make a weekly salary of $200.00 plus 15% commission on sales at the Radio Barn or a weekly salary of $300.00 plus 10% commission on sles at Woofer, Etc. For what amount of sales do these two jobs pay the same?

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- Sep 11th 2007, 01:41 PMPrissyUse system of equation to solve
A student can make a weekly salary of $200.00 plus 15% commission on sales at the Radio Barn or a weekly salary of $300.00 plus 10% commission on sles at Woofer, Etc. For what amount of sales do these two jobs pay the same?

- Sep 11th 2007, 02:14 PMJhevon
what does "etc" mean? you should not leave out any part of a question if you need someone to help you. you may leave out something important.

a system of equations is not needed here.

Let the amount gained in sales be

Then working at Radio Barn one can earn dollars.

Working at Woofer one can earn

To find the amount of sales we have to make to get equal salaries, just equate the two, thus we need to solve:

for