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Competition Mode Question A garden supplies retailer makes a 20% commission on the selling price for each bag of mulch it sells. If it sells 400 identically priced bags of mulch and makes $3,200 in commission, what was the selling price of each bag? A. $40.00 B. $44.00 C. $96.00 D. $160.00 E. $640.00
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23 Oct 2019, 21:56
X be the price of each bag
Then (400*x)*20/100 = 3200 x=40
OA:A
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23 Oct 2019, 22:51
We are informed that a 20% commission is made on the selling price of each item and further informed that total commissions of $3,200 were made on 400 items. We are to find the selling price of an item.
$3200 is made on 400 items, hence commission on an item = 3200/400 = $8 0.2*SP=8 SP=$40
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23 Oct 2019, 23:53
solve by using answer options given SP ; option A; 40$ ; the total SP 400 bags ; 1600$ and with 20% commission ; 40*1.248$*400 ; 19200 $ ∆ ; commission earned ; 1920016000 ; 3200 $ IMO A
A garden supplies retailer makes a 20% commission on the selling price for each bag of mulch it sells. If it sells 400 identically priced bags of mulch and makes $3,200 in commission, what was the selling price of each bag?
A. $40.00 B. $44.00 C. $96.00 D. $160.00 E. $640.00



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24 Oct 2019, 00:48
A garden supplies retailer makes a 20% commission on the selling price for each bag of mulch it sells. If it sells 400 identically priced bags of mulch and makes $3,200 in commission, what was the selling price of each bag? A. $40.00 B. $44.00 C. $96.00 D. $160.00 E. $640.00 \(\frac{3200}{(0.2*400)} = 40\) Answer A.
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24 Oct 2019, 00:52
Let P be the selling price of bag. —> the retailer makes a 20% commission on the selling price of each bag.
By selling 400 bags, he made $3200 in commission. P—??? —————— \(400*P*\frac{20}{100}\)= 3200
80*P= 3200 P= 40
The answer is A
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24 Oct 2019, 03:27
Given: 20% commission on the selling price for each bag. Total commission = $3200
Assume Total SP be x
20% of x = 3200 => x = 16000
SP of each product be 16000/400 = $40
IMO Answer should be Option A



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24 Oct 2019, 05:03
Quote: A garden supplies retailer makes a 20% commission on the selling price for each bag of mulch it sells. If it sells 400 identically priced bags of mulch and makes $3,200 in commission, what was the selling price of each bag?
A. $40.00 B. $44.00 C. $96.00 D. $160.00 E. $640.00 \(commission:3200=0.2•sales…sales=5(3200)…sales=price•qty…price=5(3200)/400=40\) Answer (A)



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24 Oct 2019, 11:20
Commission = 20% of selling price
For 400 mulchs, commission = 3200 —> For 1 mulch, commission = 3200/400 = $8
—> 8 = 20/100*SP —> SP = $40
IMO Option A
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24 Oct 2019, 11:41
20% commission on each bag sold.
400 bags sold at a commission of 3200
Commission on per bag: 8
X: be Selling price of the bag
20/100% of X= 8
Therefore X= 8*100/20= 40
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24 Oct 2019, 17:31
20% commission on sales = 3200 Therefore, the Sales value for 400 bags= 16000 So one bag cost= 40. A is correct.



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24 Oct 2019, 20:00
A garden supplies retailer makes a 20% commission on the selling price for each bag of mulch it sells. If it sells 400 identically priced bags of mulch and makes $3,200 in commission, what was the selling price of each bag?
Total Selling Price * 20% = 3200 TSP=3200/20% TSP=16000 16000/400=40
A. $40.00 B. $44.00 C. $96.00 D. $160.00 E. $640.00
Therefore, A




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