Kirk takes a job earning $9.50 an hour, and will get a $0.25 hourly raise every 3 months. Micah’s new job pays $8.50 an hour, with a raise of $0.50 every 3 months. After how long will Micah earn more per hour than Kirk?
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3 months is 1/4 of a year. so let's use Q (for quarter of a year)
9.50 + 0.25*Q = 8.50 +0.50*Q
now solve for Q
multiply Q by 3 to get the number of months
It be 15 months and she'll get .25 more then him
yes, it takes 12 months for them to get the same amount
and another 3 months for Micah to earn more
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