6. Juan Ramirez sells suits in a major department store on weekends. He earns a commission of 5 percent on the first ten suits, and if he sells more than ten, he earns an additional 3 percent on the additional suits. Last weekend Juan sold thirteen $250 suits. What was his commission?

A. $147.50

B. $185.00

C. $210.40

D. $260.00

7. Phil Smith is a car salesman. Last week his total sales amounted to $27,650.00, and he received $1,382.50 in commission. What is his rate of commission?

A. 23 percent

B. 17 percent

C. 5 percent

D. 4.8 percent

8. The tax rate on Harriet Walker’s $80,000 vacation home is 20 mills. The property is assessed at full value. How much will Harriet Walker pay in taxes this year?

A. $2,000

B. $1600

C. $640

D. $440

9. From net earnings of $740 per month, Ginger Elliott must spend $200 for her portion of the rent on an apartment she shares with two friends. What percent of her net income is her rent payment?

A. 27 percent

B. 32 percent

C. 38 percent

D. 73 percent

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6. B – (10suitsx$250=$2500×5%=$125) + (3suitsx$250=$750×8%=60.00) = $185.00

7. – C – $1382.50/27650= 0.05 = 5%

8. – Sorry, I don’t know what you mean by “mills”.

9. A – $200 / $740 = 0.27 = 27%

6. B (13X$250X5%)+(3X$250X3%)=$185

7. C

8. B

9. A

185.