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

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

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

jim_thompson5910
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think u may have mistyped it.

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

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

JayDS
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0stamp: how did u get 322.50

jim_thompson5910
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OHHHHH!!!! i understand!! thankyou!

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