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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%
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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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Re: For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink] New post 06 Jul 2014, 04:54
What's a good tip to quickly see that 190/800 = 23,75?
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Re: For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink] New post 06 Jul 2014, 09:34
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Re: For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink] New post 20 Jul 2014, 21:26
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Can we move this question out of "Geometry" topic/tag?
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Re: For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink] New post 20 Jul 2014, 22:34
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Re: For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink] New post 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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Re: For each of her sales, a saleswoman receives a commission eq [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2014, 02:25
\frac{(\frac{20}{100})*500+ (\frac{30}{100})*300}{800} * 100

= \frac{190}{800} * 100

= 24%

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