### 1.1 Order of Operations & Formulas

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• Math Help

Notice the similarities between the formulas at the left and the formulas on page 6. Both are of the form

In such formulas, the only difference is the unit of measure for Amount. Here are some examples.

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• Checkpoint Solution

There are 12 months in a year. Your yearly earnings are

4% of this is \$2304. So, your total compensation before sales commission is

This is more than your guaranteed total compensation in (a) \$72,720 and (b) \$73,340.

Here is the summary of the three job offers.

Total CompensationOtherMaximum Total with Profit Sharing
\$72,720 \$ 0 \$72,720
\$73,340 \$20,000 \$93,340
\$74,304 \$36,000 \$110,304

So, the third job offer has the greatest potential.

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