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kgray5

  • one year ago

I need to find a calculation for the following: actor makes $1000 every 4 minutes and 48 seconds, todays taping runs for 4 hours and 15 minutes...

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  1. Nikhil619
    • one year ago
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    ok so do u know how to start?

  2. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    you could change everything to a standard unit(e.g. seconds)

  3. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    ya that is what i tried and obviously its not working for me

  4. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    Try working it out again. After you've gotten the total number of seconds that he works, divide it by [(4*60)+48] then multiply the answer by 1000.

  5. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    Remember, with hours, you need to times 3600(or 60*60)

  6. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    Since first you need to convert to minutes, then seconds.

  7. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    would the typical equation be typed out as \[1000\div4 mins 48 seconds (all written \in seconds)=x \div4 hours 15 mins written \in seconds?\]

  8. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    Yes. That looks about right.

  9. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    ok im still clueless

  10. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    4 min 48 sec=14400 in sec right?

  11. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    What's (4*60)+48?

  12. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    ok there is my 288

  13. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    yes.

  14. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    Now you want to convert 4hrs 15mins into seconds.

  15. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    ok now to calculate the other is where im falling short at the answer to the prob is $53,125.00

  16. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    yes

  17. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    what do you get in seconds after converting 4hrs 15mins?

  18. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    To make it easier, (4*60*60)+(15*60)

  19. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    ok that is what i got

  20. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    so what's the answer for that? we're not done yet. we still have two more steps after this.

  21. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    he answer fof the above prob is 15300 t

  22. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    yes. Now, take 15300 and divide by 288. Then, multiply by 1000.

  23. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    upy

  24. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    yup

  25. kgray5
    • one year ago
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    can we work on another like the one we just did?

  26. monokerous
    • one year ago
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    Post on a new question thread please.

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