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Andrew makes $6 an hour plus $9 an hour for every hour of overtime. Overtime hours are any hours more than 40 hours for the week Part A: creat an equation that shows the amount of wages earned, W, for working x hours in a week when there is no overtime. Part B: Create an that shows the amount of wages earned, S, for working y hours of overtime. Hint: remember to include in the equation the amount earned for working 40 hours. Part C: Andrew earned $330 in 1 week. How many hours (regular plus overtime) did he work?

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  1. skullpatrol
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    Any ideas?

  2. anonymous
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    No thats why i asked for help im completely lost

  3. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Are you still there?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yeah

  5. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Hint: Income = hours worked X wage per hour

  6. skullpatrol
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    Does that^ equation make sense? :-)

  7. anonymous
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    Yes thanks

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Now what about for S?

  9. skullpatrol
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    What is it you don't understand about it?

  10. skullpatrol
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    $9/hour is the overtime wage per hour.

  11. skullpatrol
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    Use the same formula, right?

  12. anonymous
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    Okay thanks i understand now

  13. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Thanks for asking :-)

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