## Question

A sales clerk receives a monthly salary of $900 plus a commission of 8% on all sales over $2500. What did the clerk earn the month that she sold $11,500 in merchandise? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

The property taxes on a business office were $2655. What was the tax rate if the business office was valued at $295,000? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest hundredth of a percent, if necessary.

A car dealer earns a commission of 4% on each car he sells. What is his commission on a car that he sold for $77,950? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

Sharon worked on a straight 9% commission. Her friend worked on a salary of $850 plus a 6% commission. In a particular month, they both sold $22,500 worth of merchandise.

Step 1 of 2 : How much did Sharon earn for this month? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

Step 2 of 2 : How much did her friend earn for the same month? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

The discount on a new stereo was $220. This was a discount of 17%.

Step 1 of 3 : What was the original selling price of the stereo? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

Step 2 of 3 : What was the sale price? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

Step 3 of 3 : What would a customer pay for the stereo if a 5% sales tax was added to the sale price? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

The Golfing Emporium had a set of 10 golf clubs that were marked on sale for $770. This was a discount of 25% off the original selling price.

Step 1 of 4 : What was the original selling price? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

Step 2 of 4 : If the golf clubs cost The Golfing Emporium $580, what was their profit? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest cent, if necessary.

Step 3 of 4 : What was the store's percent of profit based on cost ($580)? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest hundredth of a percent, if necessary.

Step 4 of 4 : What was the percent of profit based on the sale price? Follow the problem-solving process and round your answer to the nearest hundredth of a percent, if necessary.

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