Comparing Wages

# Comparing Wages - These equations should express the salary...

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Comparing Wages A new employee at a sales company is offered one of three different possible salary packages, A, B, or C. The new employee will work 15 hours per week. Package A: \$105 for the 15 hours of work each week. Package B: \$60 plus a commission of 8% of all sales during the week. Package C: 12% commission of all sales during the week. a) Letting x represent the dollar amount of sales during the week and S represent the weekly salary, write linear equations for each salary package.
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Unformatted text preview: These equations should express the salary as a function of the number of sales. b) Sketch graphs for each equation on the following coordinate system. Find all points of intersection, and use them to answer the following questions. c) For what sales amount is A the best package? B? C? d) What are the vertical intercepts of each graph, and the interpretation in context for each? e) What are the slopes of each graph, and the interpretation in context for each?...
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