Posted by **Tabetha** on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:40pm.

You work at a fastr food restaurant 5 days a week, 6 hours a day, and are paid $840 every two weeks. Each hour you wrap 184 burgers. How many burgers will you have to wrap to make a million dollars? I got $7142857 from the proportion:

$1,000,000x 2 weeks/$840 x 5 days/1 week x 6 hours/1 day. I feel like my answer is too low. Can you check my work please? Thanks.

- Chemistry -
**bobpursley**, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:52pm
You wrap how many in two weeks?

5*6*2*184 burgers

1000000/840=X/(5*6*2*184)

I get almost 13 million burgers.

- Chemistry??? Math??? -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:55pm
This is chemistry???

In 60 hours you wrap 11,040 burgers. You receive $840 for this work.

1,000,000 / 840 = 1190.4761 pay periods

1190.4761 * 11,040 = 13,142,856

Or doing it another way -- you earn $0.076 per burger. 1,000,000 / 0.076 = 13,157, 894.7

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math - how do you convert weeks into minutes? my question is, convert 8 weeks ...
- S.A.T Math - I do not understand This: Employee x is paid $12.50 an hour for the...
- maths - Everyday there is at least 2 special dishes in a restaurant. If burger ...
- Econ - F. Flinstone has quasilinear preferences and his inverse demand function ...
- math - The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. a. How much will a worker at ...
- Math - 120 students were surveyed about their food preferences. 62 liked pizza,...
- Math - If you work 7 days a week 8 hours a day and gets paid $10.50 an hour how ...
- Problem Solving - Can someone please check my answers for the following problems...
- algebra - Joan is paid 11/2 hours for every hour she works on Saturday and 2 ...
- programming - Temp Employer wants a program that will allow the company’s clerk ...

More Related Questions