# Mrs. Barns earns a base salary of plus a 1.5% commission on sales. Her total sales one year were $700,000. How do you find her total pay for the year?

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The total salary of Mrs. Barns is as follows:

Where:

When the data from the problem is substituted, it yields:

Mrs. barns total pay would be the $10,500 from commissions plus her base salary.

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To find Mrs. Barns's total pay for the year, you would first calculate her commission by multiplying her total sales ($700,000) by the commission rate (1.5% or 0.015). Then, add her base salary to the commission to get the total pay for the year. So, her commission would be$700,000 * 0.015 = $10,500. Adding her base salary to the commission, the total pay for the year would be$10,500 + base salary.

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