16 April, 23:40

# Carmen sells cars at a dealership that pays her a monthly salary of \$2500 plus acommission of \$125 for every car she sells. A competing dealership has offered her ajob that pays a greater monthly salary of \$2700, but only gives \$100 commission oneach car sold. How many cars would Carmen have to sell in a month to get the samepay from either dealership?

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1. 17 April, 00:48
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Carmen would have to sell 8 cars in a month to get the same pay from either dealership.

Step-by-step explanation:

Let c = cars sold

Dealership #1 = 2500 + 125c

Dealership #2 = 2700 + 100c

2500 + 125c = 2700 + 100c

125c - 100c = 2700 - 2500

25c = 200

c = 8
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