   Chapter 8, Problem 2SEA

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COMPUTING OVERTI ME RATE OF PAY AND GROSS WEEKLY PAY Rebecca Huang receives a regular salary of $2,600 a month and is paid 1½ times the regular hourly rate for hours worked in excess of 40 per week.(a) Calculate Huang’s overtime rate of pay.(b) Calculate Huang’s total gross weekly pay if she works 45 hours during the week. (a) To determine Calculate Person H’s overtime rate of pay. Explanation Calculate H’s overtime rate of pay. Total rate of overtime=Regular hourly rate ×(1.5 times increase in for hours worked over 40 a week)=$15(3)×1.5=$22.50 Therefore, the overtime rate of pay is$22.50.

Working Notes:

(1) Calculate the amount of annual pay:

Amount of annual  pay = Regular salary for a month × 12 months = \$2,600×12<

2.

To determine

Calculate Person H’s total gross weekly pay if Person H works for 45 hours during the week.

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