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Percentage of the CEO's total earnings is tied to profits

Suppose compensation is given by W = 450,000 + 220p + 15S, where W = total compensation of the CEO, p = company profits (in millions) = $300, and S = Sales (in millions) = $500. What percentage of the CEO's total earnings is tied to profits of the firm?
A. 6.0%
B. 7.9%
C. 12.6%
D. 43.4%

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Answers a question on how to calculate the CEO's compensation given fixed and variable compensation components.

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