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George earns $15 an hour for each regular-time hour he works

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George earns $15 an hour for each regular-time hour he works; he earns time and one-half for each overtime hour. Overtime hours start after he has worked 32 hours in a week. What is George’s pay this week if he works 45 hours?

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George earns $15 an hour for each regular-time hour he works; he earns time and one-half for each overtime hour. Overtime hours start after he has worked 32 hours in a week. What is George’s pay this week if he works 45 hours?

enter your value

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
772.5




If the REGULAR pay = $15/hour, then the OVERTIME pay = (1.5)($15/hour) = $22.5/hour

George worked 45 hours


This means he get paid for 32 hours at REGULAR pay, and the remaining 13 hours at OVERTIME pay.
TOTAL pay = (32 hours)($15/hour) + (13 hours)($22.5/hour)
= $480 + $292.5
= $772.50

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772.5


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