Suppose that you plan on taking a summer job selling magazine subscriptions. The magazine company will pay you \$ 1.25 for selling the first

Question

Suppose that you plan on taking a summer job selling magazine subscriptions. The magazine company will pay you \$ 1.25 for selling the first subscription. For each additional subscription​ sold, the magazine company will pay you 20 cents more than what was paid for the previous subscription. How much will you earn by selling 250 magazine​ subscriptions?

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1. I used the equation 250 = 1.25 + 20x and subtracted 1.25 from 250, then divided by .2 and got \$1243.75

2. Answer:  \$51.05

Step-by-step explanation:

Given : The magazine company will pay you \$1.25 for selling the first subscription.

For each additional subscription​ sold, the magazine company will pay you 20 cents more than what was paid for the previous subscription.

Since 1 dollar =100 cents

Then, 20 cents =

Let x be the number of additional subscription​ sold after the first one.

Then, the total earning after selling x additional subscription will be :_

If we sell 250 magazine​ subscriptions, the additional subscriptions=

Put x= 249 in the above equation , we get

Hence, the you will earn \$51.05 by selling 250 magazine​ subscriptions.