# SOLUTION: The amount of money that a salesperson makes varies directly as the total amount of sales made. If the salesperson \$7,500 for selling a house for \$120,000, how much will he or she

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 61529: The amount of money that a salesperson makes varies directly as the total amount of sales made. If the salesperson \$7,500 for selling a house for \$120,000, how much will he or she make if he or she sells a house for \$150,000? Use direct variation to solve problemAnswer by tutorcecilia(2152)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!\$7,500 commission/\$120,000 cost of house = x commission/\$150,000 cost of house 7,500/120,000=x/150,000 [cross-multiply] (7500)(15,000)=120,000x [solve for x] 1,125,000,000/120,000=x x=\$9,375 commission