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    #1

    The total credit sales is

    The total credit sales is broken down as follows:-

    1) AA Company 2,000
    2) BB Company 1,000
    3) CC Company 500
    4)........
    5 .........
    6....)
    Total 31,000

    If I say " BB Company 1,000 + CC Company 500'' are estimated to be doubtful for collection, is correct to say "A total amount of $1,500 is estimated to be doubtful for collection'?

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    Re: The total credit sales is

    Is it OK to say 'An estimated total amount of $1,500 is unlikely to be collected'?

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: The total credit sales is

    Can any teachers or native speakers give an answer?

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    Re: The total credit sales is

    Well, there are many other accounts not listed. I don't think we can say a "total" amount of $1,500.

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    Re: The total credit sales is

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Well, there are many other accounts not listed. I don't think we can say a "total" amount of $1,500.

    There are two amounts (1,000 +500), what do we say?

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    Re: The total credit sales is

    If the only two accounts (out of $31,000) that are questionable are the $1,000 and the $500, one could say the "total amount".

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    Re: The total credit sales is

    Then is it OK to use the OP's sentence in post#1 and mine in post#2?

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