Posted by **Lisa** on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 11:55am.

Assume you work at a company where you are paid hourly. You are paid $8.60 per hour for regular time (less than or equal to forty hours) and time and a half for overtime hours up to fifty hours in one week. If you are asked to work fifty or more hours in one week you are paid double the regular rate for these overtime hours (those past the first 50 hours). Write this information in the form of a piecewise-defined function and be sure to include the domain for each piece. Also, check your model by calculating the pay for working forty hours and for working forty-one hours. Post these values as well.

- algebra -
**Anonymous**, Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 12:08pm
p =

} 8.60h if h <= 40

} 344 + 12.9h if 40<h<=50

} 473 + 2h if h>50

- algebra -
**MathMate**, Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 4:02pm
Third equation should read:

473 + 17.2h if h>50

For forty-one hours, h=41, so 40<h≤50,

use the second equation.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Assume you work at a company where you are paid hourly. You are paid $8....
- math - what does over time and time in a half mean? Employees who earn an hourly...
- ?? - why do you times 8.6x1.5x8? where does the 8 come from? You said the ...
- Consumer Math Check - 1. Money paid to a worker as a reward for good service is ...
- Math - Sonja is paid $42.50 per hour as a veterinarian. She is paid 1 1/2 times ...
- mathematics - The basic wage earned by a truck driver for a 40 hr work week is $...
- Math - Lee Lu is paid $12.50 per hour, with overtime pay of time-and-a-half for ...
- Math - Billing office is trying to figure out the amount of 0.75 hour overtime ...
- math - Mary Stevens earns $6 an hour at her job and is entitled to time-and-a-...
- consumer math - Jan Quint earns $7.00 an hour at her job and is entitled to time...

More Related Questions