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    Exclamation precents

    please can you help me with these two question by tommorrow.

    Q1.Russel is paid a basic rate of 3pounds 20 per hour and a 12.5% commision on sales.
    How much is he paid if he works 35 hours and makes sales of 450pounds during 1 week.


    Q2. Clancy buys a new gas cooker on credit. He pays 25% deposit and 24 monthly payments of 15pounds 75 pence
    work out
    a) the total cost of buying the cooker on credit
    b)the amount Clancy would save if he bought the cooker with cash
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    Quote Originally Posted by sammyfox07 View Post
    please can you help me with these two question by tommorrow.

    Q1.Russel is paid a basic rate of 3pounds 20 per hour and a 12.5% commision on sales.
    How much is he paid if he works 35 hours and makes sales of 450pounds during 1 week.
    (35 hours)*(3.20 pounds/hour)= 112 pounds
    (450 pounds)*(.125)= 56.25 pounds
    112 pounds + 56.25 pounds= 168.25 pounds

    Quote Originally Posted by sammyfox07 View Post
    Q2. Clancy buys a new gas cooker on credit. He pays 25% deposit and 24 monthly payments of 15pounds 75 pence
    work out
    a) the total cost of buying the cooker on credit
    b)the amount Clancy would save if he bought the cooker with cash
    I'm not entirely sure on this one because the details are a little murky. Are there any interest rates you're leaving out?
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    Thank You!

    Thanks a lot for your help. i typed the 2nd question how it appeared in the booklet i guess you can see how i got confused. Thanks again for your time and support.

    sammyfox :-)
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