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Fergie Nelson assembles toasters for the Gold Coast Corporation. She is paid on a differential piecework rate of $2.70 per toaster for the first 160 toasters and $3.25 for each toaster over 160. If she assembled 229 units last week, how much were her gross earnings?

To determine

To calculate: The total gross earnings for the week if Fergie Nelson is paid on a differential piece work rate of $2.70 per toaster for the first 160 toasters and $3.25 for each toaster over 160. Also, she assembled 229 units last week.

Explanation

Given Information:

Fergie Nelson is paid on a differential piece work rate of $2.70 per toaster for the first 160 toasters and $3.25 for each toaster over 160. Also, she assembled 229 units last week.

Formula Used:

The formula to calculate gross weekly income is,

Gross=rate× number of units

Calculation:

Number of units over 160 is,

Units over 160=229

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