IN MATH: 1. n. amount or a percentage, paid for making a sale. EX. Kristina's base pay was always small but her commissions make her job very lucrative.

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above.

APPLICATION: See list 120.

1. What's the rate of commission if a commission of $12 was earned on sales totaling $240?

2. Theo earns 25% commission on all sales in excess of $10,000. If she sold $12,000 worth of goods, how much did she earn?

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