Salespeople are paid commission.
The more they sell, the more they earn.
Jim earns a basic wage of £80 per week. He gets commission of 4% on his sales. Find his wage, in a week when he has sales of £2500.
Commission = 4% of £2500
Pay = £80 + £100
Ann earns commission of 2.5% on all sales over £50000 per month. Find her commission in a month when her sales are £125000.
Commission paid on £125000 - £50000
= £75000 (i.e. amount over)
Commission = 2.5% of £75000
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