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January 27th, 2019, 02:06 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 739 Thanks: 7  Commission Problem
Hello friends, it’s been a long time. I have hitches with this problem: Ava bought some items at the cost \$600 and was given 5% commission, how much did he pay for the item? I got \$570 as the amount he paid because I am thinking that the 5% commission is a form of discount. Please am a bit confuse with the wording of the problem. If there is any person here that understands the wording better than I do, please help. Last edited by greg1313; January 27th, 2019 at 02:35 PM. 
January 27th, 2019, 03:29 PM  #2  
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April 11th, 2019, 04:43 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 739 Thanks: 7  I think 570 dollar is incorrect just as you like you pointed out. Buyers do not commission. 

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