5% of his total sales = 725 (gross pay)
0.05x = 725
x = 725 / 0.05
x = 14500 <== total sales
because its not ur topic and its not for is for homework not that.
because first you have to add the 4x, 9x, and the 7x together and you get 20x and then you add the last numbers up and you get 5and then you put the subtraction sign in there and that's how you get the answer.