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For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink]
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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?

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Re: For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink]
30 Jul 2014, 03:49

Can someone add GMATPrep as a tag, because it is a GMATPrep question. I missed this question and chose C, because I approximated 1.9/8 to be 2/8=25%. Next time, I should look at the answer choices first and then see whether I need to do the math.

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