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ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Waitress Pay: Candice Colton is a banquet waitress. She is paid $263 per hour plus 15% of the total cost of the food and beverages she serves during the banquet. If, during a 5 hour shift, Candice earns $400, What was the total cost of the food and beverages she served?
ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Waitress Pay: Candice Colton is a banquet waitress. She is paid $263 per hour plus 15% of the total cost of the food and beverages she serves during the banquet. If, during a 5 hour shift, Candice earns $400, What was the total cost of the food and beverages she served?

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dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok so, 400 including the 263? or no

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Is $263 per hour supposed to be $2.63 per hour? I ask because if Candice works 5 hours at $263 per hour, she will earn 263*5 = $1,315. Then, this > If, during a 5 hour shift, Candice earns $400  would not make sense because Candice would have earned $1,315 before 15% of the food and beverage expenses were added.

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, I think its 2.63

dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was confused about tht to

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What I think might be the equation is this: $2.63*5 + .15(FB) = $400 where FB is the cost of the food and beverages. That would give the FB costs to be $2,579 which sounds high. I wonder if the $400 total is supposed to be $40. Any ideas?

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wrote down the problem exactly from the etext. And, I double checked now.It is written correctly...the problem. o:

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Then, I think this would be the equation: $2.63*5 + .15(FB) = $400 What do you think @dmezzullo

dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Looks right to me @Directrix

dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Tell us the answer and we will check it when u have it if u want @ikoreanx3

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I posted this 5 or 6 "rectangles" up in the thread. That would give the FB costs to be **$2,579** which sounds high.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I don't know the options.

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Unfortunately its not a multiple choice question. so I do not know the answer... should I just pick another question..

dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How did u get over 2,500 dollars @Directrix from the 263 an hr instead of 2.63?

dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ikoreanx3 No giving up we will get u through this question

dmezzullo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0All of us here believe u can do it so No giving up.

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I tried to follow Direct's equation..

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I used this: "Yes, I think its 2.63" @ikoreanx3 wrote that above.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@ikoreanx3 What are the options? Maybe we can work backwards.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok so, 400 including the 263? or no Here is an equation that ignores the 5 hours. 400 = 263 + .15x where x is the food and beverage costs That renders $913.33 approx as the food and beverage costs.

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you mean 2.63? right..?

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0maybe that could be it

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Could you post a picture of the problem?

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wish. but my laptop is broken and just ordered a new one yesterday it should come by tomorrow.

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so im on my smartphone and I see no option to attach a file.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Look on your smartphone and see what the answer options are.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If we knew the options, we could figure out what the problem is.

ikoreanx3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is no answer options..

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay. We'll work the problem as stated: Waitress Pay: Candice Colton is a banquet waitress. She is paid $263 per hour plus 15% of the total cost of the food and beverages she serves during the banquet. If, during a 5 hour shift, Candice earns $400, What was the total cost of the food and beverages she served? 263*5 +.15x = 400 where x is the total cost of food and beverages served x =  6100 dollars which cannot be correct.
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