GED Math 5.5 Expression and Equations

GED Math: Expression and Equations Drill 5, Problem 5. How much was Eileen paid in total?

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several time baby Last week she worked forty regular hours

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and eight overtime hours How much was she paid in

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total And here the pen plan through All right well

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wow Looks like eileen makes double the usual rape when

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she's working overtime Too bad she can't just work over

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All right So last week she worked forty hours making

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twelve bucks an hour and another eight hours working twenty

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four dollars an hour Well really is just a multiplication

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problem or a couple of multiplication problems In one first

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we take the forty hours times twelve bucks to get

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four hundred eighty dollars right Well that's how much i

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lean made for working her regularly scheduled hour Then we

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take eight hours times twenty four dollars an hour double

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time thing and it looks like he was able to

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tack on an extra hundred ninety two dollars by burn

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the midnight oil last step We just have to add

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those two together to get the total That gets us

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four hundred eighty plus one hundred ninety two which totals

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six hundred seventy two which is answered be so probably

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not quite enough to start making payments on that ferrari

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he always wanted but she could probably buy herself an

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