Mathematics
LolaLol
2015-11-06 18:59:48
A stockbroker earns a base salary of $40,000 plus 5% of the total value of the stocks, mutual funds, and other investments that the stockbroker sells. Last year, the stockbroker earned $71,750. What was the total value of the investments the stockbroker sold?
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ElyseSecrist644
2015-11-06 19:23:22

40,000 + .05x = 71,750 .05x = 31750 x = 635,000

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