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Joelle earns her regular pay of $7.50 per hour for up to 40 hours of work in a week. For each hour over 40 hours in a week, she is paid 1 and 1/2 times her regular pay. how much does joelle earn for a week in which she works 42 hours?
 one year ago
Joelle earns her regular pay of $7.50 per hour for up to 40 hours of work in a week. For each hour over 40 hours in a week, she is paid 1 and 1/2 times her regular pay. how much does joelle earn for a week in which she works 42 hours?

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ashleyb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is the answer $472.50?

JayDS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$7.50 an hour = if she works up to 40 hours $7.50 x 1.5 = if she works more than 40 hours.

JayDS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please tell me your working out, how you achieved that answer.

ashleyb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I multiplied 7.50 by 1.5=11.25 then i multiplied 11.25 by 42 which equals 472.50

JayDS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now that is wrong because that only applies for when she works for more than 40 hours.

ashleyb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0she did. she worked 42 hours

JayDS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"More than" 40 hours key word "More than"

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ashleyb that answer would be correct if she got paid 1 and a half times her regular pay of $7.50 for the entire 42 hours but that overtime bonus only applies for the additional 2 hrs (not the full 42 hrs)

JayDS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$7.50 an hour = if she works up to 40 hours $7.50 x 1.5 = if she works more than 40 hours. How many hours did she work for more than 40 hours? so 40 + 2 = 42 hours that she worked in total. do you see she has worked 2 hours over 40 hours?

stamp
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[r_{regular}=750\ cents\]\[r_{overtime}=150\%(r_{regular})\]\[r_{overtime}=\frac{150}{100}750=15*75=750+5(75)=\]\[750+375=1125\frac{cents}{hour}=r_{overtime}\] pay = regular + overtime \[pay_{cents}=750(40)+1125(2)\]

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you would have to do it in pieces calculate her total pay for working 40 hrs at $7.50 an hour then add on the additional bonus pay of working 2 hrs at 1.5*7.50 = 11.25 dollars an hour

JayDS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes @jim_thompson5910 says it well, she has worked additionally two hours on top of the 40 base hours.

JayDS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think u may have mistyped it.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm getting 322.5, so you're 11.25 off somehow

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you must have only calculated 1 additional hour of overtime instead of 2

JayDS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First 40 hours = base pay of $7.50 per hour additional 2 hours = base pay x 1.5 = 7.50 x 1.5 = 11.25 per hour

ashleyb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0stamp: how did u get 322.50

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Regular: 40 hours at $7.50 an hour = $300 in total pay Overtime: 2 hours at $11.25 an hour = $22.50 in total pay Overall, she made 300+22.50 = 322.50 dollars working 42 hours

ashleyb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OHHHHH!!!! i understand!! thankyou!

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're welcome
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