Hello! For this question, I'm having a hard time formulating an equation with a possible inequality in the mix. Here's the question:"Write an equation for your weekly pay (P) when you work h hours and assume h is bigger than 40 but 50 or less."Known Information:Pay is $12.50 per hour for the first 40 hours each week.Time and a half pay for up to 10 hours of overtime each week.Hours can never exceed 50 hours.Thank you!

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Asked Oct 23, 2019

Hello! For this question, I'm having a hard time formulating an equation with a possible inequality in the mix. Here's the question:

"Write an equation for your weekly pay (P) when you work h hours and assume h is bigger than 40 but 50 or less."

Known Information:

  • Pay is $12.50 per hour for the first 40 hours each week.
  • Time and a half pay for up to 10 hours of overtime each week.
  • Hours can never exceed 50 hours.

Thank you!

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Step 1

Consider the provided information,

For the first 40 hours of each week pay $12.50 per hour.

So, I receive 40x12.50 = $500 each week for the first 40 hours.

According to the questio...

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