# SOLUTION: a saleswoman in a leather store earns \$2400 per month base pay plus a commission on sales. one month she earns \$5816 on sales of %48,800. what percent is her commission?

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 Question 399425: a saleswoman in a leather store earns \$2400 per month base pay plus a commission on sales. one month she earns \$5816 on sales of %48,800. what percent is her commission?Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi Let x represent the commission is decimal form Question states*** \$2400 + x*\$48,800 = \$5816 Solving for x x = (\$5816-\$2400)/\$48800 x = .07 Percent of her commission is 7% CHECKING our Answer*** \$2400 + .07*\$48800 = \$5816 ```