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September 2, 2014

Homework Help: Problem Solving

Posted by Lily on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 9:41am.

Can someone please check my answers for the following problems.

1. Charles works at the movies. He gets paid 10.50 an hour. Charles normally works 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week and gets paid every two weeks. Last week Monday Charles called in sick. On Wednesday Charles only worked 4 hours. How many hours will Charles get paid for last week? Assuming he gets sick time.

a) Regular 28 Sick 12
b) Regular 28 Sick 8
c) Regular 28
d) none of the above
ANSWER: C

2) How much money will he gross on his next pay check? Base your answer on two week pay.

a) 830.00
b) 836.00
c) 840.00
d) none of the above
ANSWER: D

3) Onion rolls 6 for 1.00, Hamburger buns 6 for 0.85, Rye bread 2 for 1.35, Hot dog buns 6 for 0.69...Jennifer and Scott are going shopping for their mother at Sun Shine Supermarket. They were told to buy 15 Onion rolls, 12 Hamburger buns, 4 loaves of Rye bread and 24 Hot dog buns. How much will it cost them? Also include 8.25% sales tax.

a) 9.66
b) 10.46
c) 6.96
d) none of the above
ANSWER: D

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