# SOLUTION: Jason is a salesperson in the electronics department of a store. He is 16% short of his goal for the week. His goal is to earn \$550. For each CD player he sells he earns \$44. How m

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 Click here to see ALL problems on percentage Question 619092: Jason is a salesperson in the electronics department of a store. He is 16% short of his goal for the week. His goal is to earn \$550. For each CD player he sells he earns \$44. How many CD players does he have to sell in order to meet his goal?Answer by stanbon(57347)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Jason is a salesperson in the electronics department of a store. He is 16% short of his goal for the week. His goal is to earn \$550. For each CD player he sells he earns \$44. How many CD players does he have to sell in order to meet his goal? ------------------------------- He still needs 16% of 550: 0.16*550 = \$88.00 ----- # of CD's to sell = \$88.00/44 = 2 ========================================= Cheers, Stan H. =======================