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.
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.
Copyright © 2007-2018, algebra-online.com. All rights reserved.