SOLUTION: Ms lahue earns the monthly base salary of \$1280 plus a commission of 12.5% of her total monthly sales. At the end of one month, Ms. Lahue earned \$4455. What were her total sale

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 Question 356828: Ms lahue earns the monthly base salary of \$1280 plus a commission of 12.5% of her total monthly sales. At the end of one month, Ms. Lahue earned \$4455. What were her total sales for the moth? A \$3175 B \$10,240 C \$25,400 D 35,640 Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!``` Hi, Total earned for the month would be the base plus the commission Let s be the total monthl sales 4455 = 1280 + .125*s 3175 = .125*s 3175/.125 = s \$25,400 = s check your answer \$1280 + .125(\$25,400) = \$1280 + \$3175 = \$4455 ```