A company allowed 9% commission on the total sales made by the salesman and a bonus of 1% on the sales over Rs. 40000. If the salesman deposited Rs. 81400 in the company after deducting his earnings from the total sales made by him. Find the total sales?

Let the total sales be x Earning of the salesman = x × 9/100 + (x - 40000) × 1/100 = 9x/100+ x/100- 400 = 10x/100- 400 Now, According to the question, x-(10x/100- 400)= 81400 x- 10x/100+ 400 = 81400 90x/100=81000 x=90000

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