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A saleswoman is paid a commission of 2% on goods sold worth over Ksh 100,000. She is also paid a monthly salary of Ksh 12,000.In a certain month, she sold 360 handbags at Ksh 500 each.

  1. Calculate the saleswoman’s earnings that month. 
  2. The following month, the saleswoman’s monthly salary was increased by 10%. Her total earnings that month were Ksh 17,600.
    Calculate:
    • The total amount of money received from the sales of handbags that month.
    • The number of handbags sold that month. 

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  1. 360x500=180,000
    180,000-100,000= 80,000
    80,000x2/100 = 1600
    12000+1600=13600
  2.    
    • 12000x110/100=13200 - basic salary
      17600-13200 =4400
      4400x100/2 = 220,000
      220,000+100,000= 320,000
       
    • 320,000/500 = 640

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