# SOLUTION: Marlene is a sales associate at a department store. Each week she earns \$100 plus a 5% commission of all her sales. This week she earned \$160. How much, in dollars, were Marlene's

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 599126: Marlene is a sales associate at a department store. Each week she earns \$100 plus a 5% commission of all her sales. This week she earned \$160. How much, in dollars, were Marlene's sales this week? (Do not put a \$ in your answer.)Answer by flame8855(424)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!160-100 = 60 which are 5 % of total sales 60=0.05X x= 1200