   Chapter 9.2, Problem 9ES Mathematical Excursions (MindTap C...

4th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others
ISBN: 9781305965584

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Section Mathematical Excursions (MindTap C...

4th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others
ISBN: 9781305965584
Textbook Problem

Wages A machinist earns $682.50 for working a 35 -hour week. What is the machinist’s hourly rate of pay? To determine To determine: The machinist’s hourly rate of pay. Explanation Given information: The machinist earns$612.50 for working 35-hours a week.

Concept used:

A unit rate is a rate in which denominator number is 1. To find the unit rate, divide the number in the numerator by the number in the denominator of the rate.

Calculation:

\$612.50 for working 35-hours a week.  (Given)

612.5 dollars 35 hours

To find the unit rate, divide the number in the numerator by the number in the denominator of the rate.

612

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