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Problema Solution

Antony works at a local clothing store. He can earn either $600 per month plus a 5%

commission or $450 per month and a 7% commission. Write and solve a system of equations

that you could use to determine the amount of merchandise that Antony would need to sell in

order to earn the same amount of money for each pay scale.

Answer provided by our tutors

Let 'x' represent the amount of merchandise sold.

600 + 0.05x = 450 + 0.07x


click here to see the equation solved for x


x = $7,500

Antony needs to sell merchandise for $7,500 to earn the same amount for each pay scale.

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