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A salesperson gets a 15% commission on each sale he makes. How many sales of $270 each must he make in order to reach a salary of at least $1000?

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10% of 270 = 27.
5% of 270 = 13.5.

so,
15 % of 270 = 40.5

total salary required 1000
earning from single sale 40.5

# of sale = 1000/40.5 = 24.something
so 25 sale

C is the correct choice

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each sale of $270 gets him (15/100)*270= $40.5
no of sales to reach at least $1000 = 1000/40.5 = ~24.69 = 25 sales

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