# A salesperson will earn a commission equal to 1/32 of the total sales. What is the commission earned on sales totaling #$24,000?

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Jul 1, 2017

#### Answer:

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#### Explanation:

When dealing with fractions in the way they are used in this problem the word "of" (as in "1/32

So we can write an equation as:

Where:

Substituting and calculating