To make a long story short, if I was to sell a house I would pay the real estate agent a commission of 6 % of the sales price. If I were able to sell with out an agent I would save the commission. My question is, what is this the correct method to determine what the sales price would have been had I paid an agent?
In other words, is this the correct way to determine what number less 6% is a known number?
Y= known number, X= unknown
Y= X- (X x 0.06)
Y= X-(X/1 x 6/100)
Y= X- 6X/100
Y= 100X/100 – 6X/100
100Y/94 = X
By the way, I have not been in an algebra class in over 15 years, please take it easy on me.