# SOLUTION: 2. A sales woman earns a fixed salary of \$8000 a month plus commission of 5% on whatever amount she sells over \$2500 in merchandise. What did she earn the month she sold \$11,000

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 Question 469959: 2. A sales woman earns a fixed salary of \$8000 a month plus commission of 5% on whatever amount she sells over \$2500 in merchandise. What did she earn the month she sold \$11,000 in merchandise? Found 2 solutions by stanbon, ewatrrr:Answer by stanbon(57977)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! A sales woman earns a fixed salary of \$8000 a month plus commission of 5% on whatever amount she sells over \$2500 in merchandise. What did she earn the month she sold \$11,000 in merchandise? --------------------------- E = 8000+0.05*(11000-2500) ---- E = 8000 + 0.05*8500 --- E = 8000 + 425 --- E = \$1225 ============ cheers, Stan H. Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi fixed salary of \$8000 a month, plus 5% commission (over \$2500 in sales) What did she earn the month she sold \$11,000 in merchandise? \$8000 + .05*\$8500 = \$8000 + \$425 = \$8425. ```