Posted by **Oliver** on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 6:15pm.

Carl hired 4 people to work in his shipping department for a week at 8 hours a day. However, after working only 4 hours on the third day, the work was completed. How many hours of wages does Carl owe to the workers?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 6:24pm
Is he paying them for only the hours they worked? Or did he contract to pay them for the entire week?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 6:59pm
Carl owes each of them 40 hours of wages.

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**grace**, Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 8:19pm
Carl owe the workers 80hours pay

2 days at 8hours a day is 16 hours

day (3)work only 4 hours

Total hours work 20 "

for 4 workers working 20 hours =20 X 4 =80 hours pay

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