# SOLUTION: Carlos can be paid in one of two ways. Plan A is a salary of \$500 per month, plus a commission of 8% of sales. Plan B is a salary of \$653 per month, plus a commission of 5% of sal

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 Question 349192: Carlos can be paid in one of two ways. Plan A is a salary of \$500 per month, plus a commission of 8% of sales. Plan B is a salary of \$653 per month, plus a commission of 5% of sales. For what amount of sales is Carlos better off selecting Plan A?Answer by nerdybill(6957)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Carlos can be paid in one of two ways. Plan A is a salary of \$500 per month, plus a commission of 8% of sales. Plan B is a salary of \$653 per month, plus a commission of 5% of sales. For what amount of sales is Carlos better off selecting Plan A? . Let x = amount in sales . Plan A: salary = 500 + .08x . Plan B: salary = 653 + .05x . Equation: 500 + .08x > 653 + .05x 500 + .03x > 653 .03x > 153 x > \$5100 Sales must be greater than \$5100