A salesperson is paid 3.5% commission. How much does she sell to make $450?
The sales person is getting a commission of 3.5%. Thereore she gets a commission of $3.5 for every $100 of sale. So to get a commission of $1 she should make a sale amounting $100/3.5 = $28.5714 .
She got a commission of $450.
Therefore to get a commission of $450 , she should make a sale of $450*28.5714 = $12857. 14
Therefore to get $450 commission she should sell worth $12858 (rounded to next integer).
To get a commission of $1 she sells
Let us assume the salesperson sold products worth $ S. Now the commission that she makes is 3.5%.
And it is also given that the actual commission made was $450.
Therefore we know that 3.5% of S is equal to 450.
=> (3.5/100) * S = 450
=> S = 450*(100 / 3.5)
=> S = 450*100 / 3.5
=> S = 45000/3.5
=> S= 12857.14
Therefore the cost of the products sold to make a commission of $450 is $12857.14