Chapter 9.I, Problem 27RE

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Textbook Problem

Katie Jergens works for Dynamic Designs selling clothing. She is on a salary of $140 per week plus a commission of 7% of her sales. Last week she sold 19 dresses at $79.95 each, 26 skirts at $24.75 each, and 17 jackets at $51.50 each. What were her total gross earnings for the week?

To determine

**To calculate:** The last week’s total gross pay for Katie Jergens who works for Dynamic Designs selling clothing. She sold 19 dresses, 26 skirts and 17 jackets each one at $79.95, $24.75 and $51.50 respectively. Her per week salary is $140 in addition she gets a commission of 7%.

Explanation

**Given Information:**

The provided numbers of sold dresses, skirts, jackets are 19, 26, 17 and their prices are $79.95, $24.75, $51.50 respectively. Her per week salary is $140 in addition she gets a commission of 7%.

**Formula used:**

To calculate commission:

To calculate total gross pay:

**Calculation:**

To calculate Katie’s total gross pay first find her total sales of different types of cloths and her commission for total sales and then add her per week salary and commission.

Now to calculate her total sales of dresses, skirts and jackets,

First consider number of dresses she sold and price of per dress,

19 and $79.95

Now multiply them,

So,

Second consider number of skirts she sold and price of per skirt,

26 and $24.75

Now multiply them,

So,

Third consider number of jackets she sold and price of per jacket,

17 and $51.50

Now multiply them,

So,

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