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A second employee of the computer store in Problem 57 is paid a base salary of $3,000 a month plus a 5% commission on all sales during the month. (A) How much must this employee sell in one month to earn a total of$4,000 for the month? (B) Determine the sales level at which both employees receive the same monthly income.$(C)$ If employees can select either of these payment methods, how would you advise an employee to make this selection?

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1 of 6$a)$ To solve this exercise we denote by

- $x$ - all sales after which a commission of $5\%$. is earned

We will form an equation that represents the sum of sales and realized commissions after the same, and its solution is equal to the seller's earnings.

$\begin{aligned} 3,000+5\%\cdot x&=4,000\tag{1} \end{aligned}$

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