A machinery sales representative receives a fixed salary plus  a commission each month. If $6200 is earned on sales of $70000 in one month and $4700 is earned on sales of the following month, what are the fixed salary and commission percent?

Expert Answers

An illustration of the letter 'A' in a speech bubbles

The machinery sales representative receives a fixed salary plus  a commission each month. $6200 is earned on sales of $70000 in one month. This gives the commission percent as `(6200/70000)*100` = 8.86%

The fixed salary is...

(The entire section contains 2 answers and 103 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this answer and thousands more. Enjoy eNotes ad-free and cancel anytime.

Start your 48-Hour Free Trial
Approved by eNotes Editorial Team