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What amount did Jean earn from the commission on her sales

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What amount did Jean earn from the commission on her sales in the first half of 1988 ?

(1) In 1988 Jean's commission was 5 percent of the total amount of her sales.
(2) The amount of Jean's sales in the second half of 1988 averaged $10,000 per month more than in the first half.
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What amount did Jean earn from the commission on her sales in the first half of 1988 ?

(1) In 1988 Jean's commission was 5 percent of the total amount of her sales. Nothing about the amount of Jean's sales. Not sufficient.

(2) The amount of Jean's sales in the second half of 1988 averaged $10,000 per month more than in the first half. If the average sales per month in the first half was x, then the total sales for the year was 6x+6(x+10,000). Not sufficient.

(1)+(2) Commission = 0.05*(6x+6(x+10,000)), we need the value of x to answer the question. Not sufficient.

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