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  • one year ago

Kaitlin works as a tutor for $15 an hour and as a waitress for $12 an hour. This month, she worked a combined total of 85 hours at her two jobs. Let t be the number of hours Kaitlin worked as a tutor this month. Write an expression for the combined total dollar amount she earned this month.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I'm thinking 2(15x + 12) =85

  2. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    Tutor : each hour she gets \(\$15\) she worked for \(t\) hours so she gets \(15*t\) dollars

  3. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    let \(w\) be the number of hours she worked as waitress can you write an expression for the dollars she get as waitress ?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    12w for waitress hours

  5. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    Yes, so the expression for total money she gets by working as tutor and waitress is \(15t+12w\)

  6. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    simply set that equal to \(85\)

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    15t+12W=85 is the answer

  8. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    Looks good!

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you

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