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For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2006, 10:12
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For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission equal to 20 percent of the first $500 of the total amount of the sale, plus 30 percent of the total amount in excess of $500. If the total amount of one of her sales was $800, the saleswoman’s commission was approximately what percent of the total amount of the sale?

A. 22%
B. 24%
C. 25%
D. 27%
E. 28%
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Last edited by Bunuel on 26 Nov 2013, 00:33, edited 1 time in total.
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Total sales =800

Comission = (20/100)*500+ (30/100)*300
=100 + 90
=190

%Comission =(190/800)*100=23.7~ 24%

Answer is B

what is OA?
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Re: GMATPREP PS: Saleswomans commission [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2006, 10:29
My vote for 24%
190 = 800x
x = 190/800
x = 23.75%
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2006, 10:31
yep OA is B

somehow i managed to figure 30/100 * 300 = 100 :wall :nopem
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