Monday

September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014

Posted by **kevin** on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 11:59am.

- math -
**allan**, Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 12:37pmi think its 37.50

- math -
**Reiny**, Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 1:58pmlet his wages from pumping gas be x

then his wages from tutoring is 2x

Brian's total wages = 3x

Sisters wages are 1/4 of Brian's tutor wages

= (1/4)(2x) = x/2

His wages from tutoring are 150 more than sister's wages

3x = x/2 + 150

6x = x + 300

5x = 300

x = 60

So he makes 2x or $120 as a tutor.

check: Brian's wages = 60 + 120 = 180

Sister's wages = (1/4) of 120 = 30

180 is 150 more than 30

- math -
**jesse**, Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 12:50amthis problem is killing me

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - Brian O'Reilly earns twice as much each week as a tutor than he does ...

Math - For this problem, I need help creating a chart for this: Brian O'Reily ...

Math - Brian O'Reily earns twice as much each week as a tutor than he does ...

math - three sisters run a business. they charge $260 for each job. If the ...

algebra - A salesperson earns a salary of $500.00 per week, plus a commision of ...

Finance - A salesperson in a furniture store receives a weekly salary of $1,250...

Math - A real estate agent earns a weekly salary of $200. This week, he sells ...

Math - A student ears $10 per hour for tutoring and $7 dollars per hour as a ...

math - each week jacob earns 30 dollers jacob saves 3 5ths of his money weekly ...

math - Paul works at a gas station. He earns $9.00 per hour. If he works eight ...