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 Question from Sharon: I want to sell some earrings and make a $\$12.00$profit on them I have to pay a$35\%$commission on them. How much should I price the earrings? Hi Sharon, Suppose you price the earrings at$\$P$ then the commission is $35\%$ of $\$P$and your share is$65\%$of$\$P.$ Thus

$0.65 \times \P = \12$

Solve for $P.$

Write back if you need more assistance,
Penny

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