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Business Applications of Percentages

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A sales assistant is paid a commission of $15%$15% on her weekly sales. Find her commission for a week in which she sells products to the value of $£2000$£2000.

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A music shop advertises $12%$12% off all normal prices on CDs and DVDs. A CD is normally priced at $£16$£16.

Maria and Eileen are employed by different companies to sell computers. Their commissions on weekly sales are $4.5%$4.5% and $5%$5%, respectively. This week they each sold $£13600$£13600 worth of computers.

Two stores advertised the same range of books.

Honest Anne offered $20%$20% off the publisher's recommended price.

Fair Freddie offered up to $50%$50% off the publisher's recommended price.

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