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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. [Reveal] Spoiler: OA Math Expert Joined: 02 Sep 2009 Posts: 39055 Followers: 7755 Kudos [?]: 106559 [1] , given: 11628 Re: What amount did Jean earn from the commission on her sales [#permalink] ### Show Tags 18 Dec 2012, 06:35 1 This post received KUDOS Expert's post 1 This post was BOOKMARKED 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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