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# An encyclopedia salesman makes a 10 percent commission on any sales.

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07 Jan 2019, 04:54
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An encyclopedia salesman makes a 10 percent commission on any sales. If he sells a set of encyclopedias at \$700 instead of the original price of \$800, how much less of a commission does he earn?

A. \$7
B. \$8
C. \$10
D. \$70
E. \$80

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07 Jan 2019, 05:03
Bunuel wrote:
An encyclopedia salesman makes a 10 percent commission on any sales. If he sells a set of encyclopedias at \$700 instead of the original price of \$800, how much less of a commission does he earn?

A. \$7
B. \$8
C. \$10
D. \$70
E. \$80

commission on 700\$ = 70 and 800\$ = 80

difference = 10 IMO C
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