# 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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Jul 6, 2017

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#### Explanation:

Mrs. Barns total salary can be written as:

Where:

Substituting the information from the problem gives:

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