# You have the choice of accepting one of two jobs. The first job pays a $200 weekly base salary and 15% of all sales. The second job pays a $300 weekly base salary and 10% of all sales. How much sales do you need for both jobs to pay the same?

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#### Explanation:

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Then to find where they are equal solve the equation:

#200 + ( x * 0.15) = 300 + (x * 0.10)#

#(x * 0.15) - (x * 0.10) = 300 - 200#

#x * 0.05 = 100#

#x = 100 / 0.05#

#x = $2,000#