February 21, 2017

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

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

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

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