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**Math for pharmacy Tech**

My daughter Kim teaches and notes that the average student uses 75 sheets of paper every week. A) How many sheets will a student use in a 42-week school year? B) How many sheets will a class of 26 students use in a week? Not sure how to approach the problem. Do I first ...

*July 21, 2011 by Rina*

**Math**

Kate is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $88 per week plus 11% of her weekly sales. If Kate made $154 one week,what were her sales that week? this is another word problem. I don't know the equation I was thinking 88 + .11 = 154x

*October 5, 2010 by Amy*

**math**

Alyssa is enrolled in a public-speaking class. Each week she is required to give a speech of greater length than the speech she gave the week before. The table below show the length of several of her speeches: WK #/Length of Speech (seconds) 3/150, 4/180, 5/210, 6/240 If this ...

*April 29, 2013 by Jane*

**Math**

Over a four-week period, Gail earned the following commissions? Week 1 $250.00 Week 2 310.00 Week 3 275.00 Week 4 195.00 What was her average weekly commission for the period? A. $205.00 B. $207.50 C. $240.00. D. $257.50 i got d as an answer right or wrong?

*July 29, 2008 by AK*

**Word problem math**

Lee worked 22 hours this week and made $132. If she works 15 hours next week at the same pay rate, how much will she make?

*March 3, 2009 by ....*

**College Math II**

Solve the problem. If a manufacturer charges q dollars each for footballs, then he can sell 3000 – 150q footballs per week. Find the polynomial R(q) that represents the revenue for one week. Find the weekly revenue if the price is $8 for each football. I don't understand how...

*November 21, 2009 by Lori*

**Problem Solving: Make a Table**

Ed saved $50 one week. For the next six weeks, he saved $25 more than the week before. how much did he save in all? one student sloved this problem using the expression $50 + 6($25)=200 What error was made? What is the right anwser?

*January 25, 2012 by Lorena P.*

**math**

Darleen gets $10 a week allowance. She walks her neighbor's dog 6 days each week and earns $3 each day. She earns $7 an hour doing odd jobs. Darleen wants to save $15 a week, give $5 a week to charity, and have at least $20 each week to spend. How many hours of odd jobs does ...

*February 22, 2016 by audrey*

**math**

I have a table with this info. plant growth: Week 1 - 1 inch, week2 -4 inches, week 3 - 6 inches, week 4 - 11 inches, week 5 - 14 inches Question is: would you expect the plants height to be 10 inches, 16 inches, or 30 inches at week 6? Explain your reasoning. Thanks, Gracee

*January 24, 2012 by gracee*

**math word problem**

Martha earns $8.76 per hour at her job. Last week, she worked for 32.5 hours. On average, if Martha worked 5 days last week, how much did she earn each day?

*March 7, 2015 by anonymous*

**math**

Joes electric made 19 customer calls last week and 24 calls this week, How many calls must be made next week in order to maintain an average of at least 21 calls per week for the three week period?

*February 22, 2012 by ann*

**economics**

Each week, Bill, Mary and Jane select the quantity of two goods, x1 and x2, that they will consume in order to maximize their respective utilities. They each spent their entire weekly income on these two goods. Suppose you are given the following information about the choices ...

*February 24, 2008 by Krissy*

**math**

week 1 3 miles week 2 7 miles week 3 11 miles week 4 15 miles sophia predicted that jhon will run 32 miles during 9th week. use words symbols or numbers to explain wether sophia's prediction is correct

*January 2, 2012 by gabriel*

**Intermediate Algebra Writing & Using Funtions HELP**

WRITING & USING FUNCTIONS FROM VERBAL DATA Question is below Tina is saving $0.30 per week. 5 weeks ago she had $1.95. Write a function for Tina's savings week by week. How do you go about doing this problem? Thank You in advance

*October 6, 2007 by John*

**Math**

Last week Jorge ran 25 2/3 miles. This week he ran 5/6 of this amount. Did he run more this week or last week?

*April 7, 2016 by Evie*

**Algebra**

You improve your time running a course by 5 seconds in week one, by 3 seconds in week two, and by 4 seconds in week three. What is the average weekly change in your running time? Can anyone help me with this problem pls.. Thanks

*September 15, 2015 by Mike*

**Math (Basic)**

"A woman earns 10.00 per hour at her job, but if she works more than 20 hours in a week she is paid 1.5 times her regular salary for the overtime hours worked. One week her gross pay was 275. How many overtime hours did she work that week? Express your answer in hours to 2 ...

*June 24, 2011 by Kai*

**Algebra**

Melinda earns $152 less per week then Barbra. The combined income of these two people is $400 per week. How much per week does each person earn. I need some help on this problem If im correct I multiply 2 times $152 then divide by 400?

*May 7, 2014 by Christopher*

**math**

If Martha read one book a week for the first week and double the number of books each week for the next 5 weeks. She would have read 32 books the sixth week. Am I correct

*December 18, 2012 by Tammy*

**Math**

a saleperson earn 400$ per week plus 4% commission on sales that week. What dollar value of sales in the week person must have to earn $1100 that week?

*January 14, 2016 by Tram*

**Math**

John delivers newspapers he makes $5 the first week and $2 are added to his pay each week he delivers papers. Which expression could be used to find out how much he would make in a given week, w, after the first week? a) 2w+5 b) 2(w-2)+5 c) 2(w-1)+5 d) 5w-2

*December 19, 2011 by Jackie*

**mat 115 week 8**

Please help me with this math problem. I don't know if I am doing this correctly. -21 - (-9) __________ -21 - (-21) Am I correct in answering this problem correctly? -12 ____ = -12 0 If not can you help me with the right answer? Thanks kindly

*August 21, 2010 by adore001*

**Math**

Josef said that he could represent the amount of money he made last week with the expression: 24d + 8n. Write a problem about the money Josef made last week.

*April 21, 2015 by Mary R.*

**Math**

Mathew has received $1 the first week, $3 the 2nd week, $5 the 3rd week and so on until he has received a total of $1 000 000. What amount did he receive the last week?

*March 22, 2012 by Sim*

**Math Word Problem**

As payment for his daughters yard work, a father agrees to give his daughter an allowance of $3.50 in the first week of the year with an increase of 50 cents each week until the last week of the year. A) How much money did she receive for an allowance in the last week of the ...

*September 12, 2011 by Anonymous*

**math**

You receive a salary of $400 each week plus 12.5% commission on all sales. In on week you sold $2300 worth of merchandise. What is your total earnings for that week.

*March 16, 2015 by elijah*

**Math**

Luke receives a salary of $200 per week plus a 3% commission on all sales. Last week he sold $2,100 in merchandise. How much did he make that week?

*October 21, 2016 by Josh*

**Algebra, word problem**

A small firm produces both AM and AM/FM car radios. The AM radios take 15 h to produce, and the AM/FM radios take 20 h. The number of production hours is limited to 300 h per week. The plant’s capacity is limited to a total of 18 radios per week, and existing orders require ...

*September 14, 2007 by Marinda*

**Math**

If you had a new business and you had 30 customers the first week and 55 customers the second week and 80 customers the third week, what would you project for week 4? Explain how you arrived at your answer.

*September 14, 2012 by nate*

**Math**

The chart shows the number of cars sold per week at a car dealership during the month of June. Salesperson Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Tim 4 8 2 1 Geena 1 2 7 1 Rafael 2 1 5 4 Sonny 4 1 1 10 How should the data be displayed to make the most convincing argument that sales ...

*April 18, 2011 by Sammy*

**math/algebra**

Can I get help in solving these problems using the linear system of elimination. 4x - 5y =22 x + 2y = -1 2x - 3y = 16 3x + 4y = 7 Word Problem: During the summer, you want to earn at least $150 per week. You earn $10 per hour working for a farmer and you earn $5 per hour ...

*March 12, 2009 by JAY10*

**Math**

In a group of m men, b men earn D dollars per week and the rest earn half that amount each. Represent the total number of dollars paid to these men in a week. P.S. Whenever i try solving this problem i get 3/2D(b+m) Could you kindly tell what i am doing wrong?

*July 30, 2015 by Someone who needs help*

**Math**

Jason measured rainfall for a science project. Last week it rained 3 1/8 inches in all. This week it rained 1 7/8 inches in one day and 2 3/4 inches on another. How many more inches did it rain this week then last week? Please explain how you got your anwser

*June 6, 2016 by Cindy*

**math 6**

Jillianknits hats for her family and friends. In the first week, she knits 4 hats. The next week, she has some help, and together, they knit four times as many hats. The following week, she has even more help, and they knit four times as many hats as the week before. The ...

*October 17, 2012 by Katey H*

**Math**

Eduardo started a business selling sporting goods. He spent $7500 to obtain his merchandise, and it costs him $300 per week for general expenses. He earned $850 per week in sales. What is the minimum number of weeks it will take for Eduardo to make a profit? Write an ...

*May 7, 2015 by Sara*

**Math**

Prepare payroll worksheets (for the week) for three employees. Assume that they worked the following hours at the following rates: - Sam - 6 hours per week at $30/hour - Lisa - on salary with $700/week - Ben - 20 hours per week at $45 hour Please include tax and super and ...

*February 2, 2016 by Pattie*

**Math \ algebra**

The table shows the amount of money made by a summer blockbuster in each of the first four weeks of its theater release. Which graph could represent the data shown in the table? A table showing the week and the money made; week 1, $19,600,000, week 2, $7,800,000, week 3, $3,...

*March 3, 2016 by Cat*

**Math**

Set up an equation that can be used to solve the problem. Solve the equation and answer the question asked. A car rental agency charges $250 per week plus $0.25 per mile to rent a car. How many miles can you travel in one week for $450

*July 25, 2012 by gokp*

**math116**

i am having a problem with this problem. it is week 2 checkpoint mat116 it says to solve using the principle of multiplication. -x=44

*August 5, 2010 by barb*

**Math**

Trina is planning on spending 2/5 as much time this week as last week practicing the piano. Is this more or less time than she spent last week?

*April 7, 2016 by Evie*

**math**

Maria decides to donate $1 to her favorite charity the first week of the month and to double the amount she donates each week. how much will she donate the 6th week?

*October 9, 2013 by swaggy Roxy*

**math**

the last week of the month a car dealership sold 12 cars.A new sale promotion came out the first week of the month and sold 19 cars that week what was the percentage increase in sale from the last week of the previous month compared to the first week of the next month

*April 29, 2010 by Ricardo*

**Math**

5 days a week swimming on tuesday diving onfriday how many days a week will you be hsving both LESSONS TOGETHER. A week ??

*October 4, 2016 by Anonymous*

**MATH**

I HAVE LOOKED AT THE CUMULATIVE FEQUENCY TABLE EXAMPLE, AND I AM STILL CONFUSED ABOUT HOW TO MAKE MY OWN TABLE. MY TABLE IS FOR SOCCER LEAGUE SIGN-UPS AT SCHOOL. I HAVE A GIVEN CHART OF WEEK 1, WEEK 2 AND WEEK 3. ON WEEK ONE, THERE WERE 9 SIGN-UPS. ON WEEK 2, THERE WERE 13 ...

*September 30, 2008 by LOGAN*

**Math**

I used exact calculations on this problem is this correct or should have I used estimation? This week, the Laketown Cruise Company took its boat on 19 cruises, carrying the boats full capacity of 46 guests on each cruise. If each guest paid $22 admission, then how much ...

*June 21, 2009 by B.B.*

**Physics**

Consider a radioactive sample with a half-life of one week. How much of the original sample will be left at the end of the second week? The third week? The fourth week?

*August 29, 2013 by Tracee*

**Math- PLEASE HELP!**

Sarita works 2 days each week. If her office is open 7 days each week, use pascal's triangle to find the probability that she will be scheduled for Wednesday and Saturday next week. A. 2/7 B. 1/14 C. 1/21 D. 1/42

*March 4, 2012 by Lexi*

**Math**

Sam Quaker receives a salary of $300 per week plus a 5 and 1/2% commission on his sales. Last week he sold $3,880 worth of merchandise. How much did Mr. Quaker make last week?

*December 14, 2012 by Rina*

**math**

Jane uses a jar to save her money. She saves $10 from her weekly allowance in the 1st week, $12 in the 2nd week, $14 in the 3rd week, and so on. How much money will she have saved in 10 weeks?

*June 21, 2013 by terrell*

**Math- averages**

Caitlyn sold 7cars per week for the first three weeks, but in week four she sold 11 cars. What is her average number of sales per week in her first four week on the job? A) 7 B) 8 C) 9 D) 11 E) 12 Please explain! Thanks!

*July 29, 2013 by Jenny*

**math**

Over the past two weeks, Jane earned $292 and $193 respectively, at her part time job. What must she earn in the third week to bring her three-week average earnings to $200 per week?

*October 1, 2009 by Aleah*

**math**

Over the past two weeks, Jane earned $292 and $193 respectively, at her part time job. What must she earn in the third week to bring her three-week average earnings to $200 per week?

*November 22, 2009 by abby*

**math**

To train for a triathlon Cartman swims 125m daily for one week.Each subsequent week he doubles the daily amount until he swims 4km each day for one week. The total distance he has swam is? What is the equation for this,since he doubles every week

*January 9, 2010 by cyn*

**S.A.T Math**

I do not understand This: Employee x is paid $12.50 an hour for the first 36 hours he works in a week, and is paid double that rate for every hour over that. Employee Y is paid $15.00 an hour for the first 40 hours she works in a week, and is paid 1.5 times that rate for every...

*August 27, 2007 by Mack*

**math**

Describe a situation this week when you used math to solve a problem involving data, graphs and statistics.

*December 29, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

Using a scatter diagram with x(age in weeks) of calves and y (weight in kg) and the info is as follows Week 1 /42kgs Week 3 /50 kgs Week 10/75 kgs Week 16/100kgs Week 26/150kgs week 36/200kgs would you estimate the linear correlation coefficient R to be positive , close to ...

*October 12, 2014 by Gretchen*

**algebra**

need help with this problem can someone help me? "At the end of the week one, a stock had increased in value from $5.75 a share to $7.50 a share. Find the percent of increase at the end of week one to the nearest tenth of a percent. At the end of the week two, the same stock ...

*January 28, 2010 by Jessica*

**math**

he sales goal for your store this week is $22,682. The sales goal for your store this week last year was $20,128. Your store has averaged 1775 transactions per week for the last four weeks. What is the percent change in your sales goal from this week last year to this week ...

*September 22, 2014 by Anonymous*

**math**

Ivan is saving money to buy a computer with. He started with $225 in his savings account and the first week he added $75, the second week he added $200, the third week he unfortunately had to take out $50 and the fourth week he added $125. How much more money does he need to ...

*December 10, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Algebra story problem**

I need to turn this story into an algebra problem: Your cousin ears $25 per week babysitting and receives one $5 bonus. You earn $15 per week mowing lawns and $12 a week running errands. After working the same number of weeks, you have $11 more than your cousin. Write and ...

*November 18, 2006 by Avalon*

**Math**

A store selling art supplies finds that they can sell x sketch pads each week at a price of p dollars each, according to the formula x = 2100 - 300p. What price should they charge if they want to sell at least 600 pads each week? (First use the formula to write an inequality ...

*October 12, 2014 by Gabriel*

**math**

The last week of the month a car dealership sold 12 cars. A new sales promotion came out at the first of the week of the next month and they sold 19 cars that week. what was the percent increase in sales from the last week of the previous month compared to the first week of ...

*March 5, 2009 by Anonymous*

**math**

Juan makes $6.50 an hour plus an extra $15.25 per week. Last week he earned $47.75. Look at this equation that represents Juan's earnings ;ast week. 6.50h+15.25=$47.75 How many hours did Juan work?

*December 30, 2011 by alexis*

**MATH**

Juan makes $6.50 an hour plus an extra $15.25 per week. Last week he earned $47.75. Look at this equation that represents Juan's earnings ;ast week. 6.50h+15.25=$47.75 How many hours did Juan work?

*December 30, 2011 by alexis*

**Math**

An electronics store usually sells 18 remote control devices per week at a retail price of $12.49. This week the manager put the remotes on sale for a markdown of 20%, and sold 25 of them. How much more revenue was earned this week by having the sale?

*April 23, 2014 by nick*

**math**

Laura is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $65 per week plus 10% of her weekly sales. If Laura earned $200 one week, what were her sales that week

*September 18, 2012 by mark*

**Easy Math**

I am confused on how to do this ? ! Jeff is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $52 per week plus 13% of his weekly sales. If Jeff made $312 one week, what were his sales that week?

*February 12, 2013 by Jessica*

**math**

a sales representative earned four times as much in the fourth week of jan than any other week in jan what is the income for the fourth week

*February 19, 2012 by don*

**Ed white**

solve this word problem suppose you have a job mowing lawns that pays $12 per hour you also have a job at a clothing store that pays $10 per hour you need to earn at least $350 per week but you can work no more than 35 hours per week you must work a minimum of 10 hours per ...

*December 9, 2015 by Anonymous*

**math**

The sales goal for your store this week is $22,682. The sales goal for your store this week last year was $20,128. Your store has averaged 1775 transactions per week for the last four weeks. Assuming the number of transactions is consistent, what is the average basket size (...

*April 14, 2014 by help please*

**math**

last week, Mr thomas rode his bike 49 miles. this week mr. Thomas rode 14 miles less than he did last week.Mr thomas rode the same distance each of the 7 days this week. write an equation to find the number of miles,m, he rode each day. how many miles did mr.thomas ride each ...

*March 17, 2016 by nargis*

**MATH**

7. Tina lost 3 pounds on the first week of her diet. She gained a pound on the second week, and then lost 2 pounds a week during every week afterwards. She has been dieting for a total of 13 weeks. How many pounds has Tina lost in all? A. 26 pounds B. 24 pounds C. 22 pounds D...

*May 15, 2013 by lola*

**proportion and percentages problem**

a salesman was allowed 1 3/4 per cent of the value of the goods he sold. in one week he sold goods to the value of £5960.00. what were his earnings for that week?

*January 31, 2017 by bdeena*

**Math**

Edgar Anderson earns $200 a week plus a 15% commission on all sales over $1,000. If Mr. Anderson's sales for one week are $2,500, what is his gross pay for that week? A. $350 B. $425 C. $525 D. $575

*July 16, 2008 by AK*

**math**

In week 1 80 people attended a basketball game. In week 2, 120 people attend a basketball game. By what percent did the attendance increased from week 1 to week 2. f.15%,g.33%,h.50%,j.67% 120-80=40 ????

*May 20, 2016 by marilyn*

**Math**

First week sells 6 chairs for $80 each. Next week, if chair is not sold, it will sell for 0.85 times previous week's price. Store needs to sell 6 chairs for total of $270 to make a profit. what is the last week in which all 6 chairs could be sold so that the store makes a profit?

*January 20, 2015 by Steve*

**Math**

First week sells 6 chairs for $80 each. Next week, if chair is not sold, it will sell for 0.85 times previous week's price. Store needs to sell 6 chairs for total of $270 to make a profit. what is the last week in which all 6 chairs could be sold so that the store makes a profit?

*January 20, 2015 by Bob*

**math**

First week sells 6 chairs for $80 each. Next week, if chair is not sold, it will sell for 0.85 times previous week's price. Store needs to sell 6 chairs for total of $270 to make a profit. what is the last week in which all 6 chairs could be sold so that the store makes a profit?

*November 2, 2015 by stephanie*

**Calulus**

Hi there I need help with one of the problem from my homework package. This week for my calculus class, we were learning how to do partial derivative and finding the tangent of the plane. So I do not know how to approach this problem. Please help me by how to derive this ...

*October 25, 2009 by shylo*

**Math**

Candy bars sold for three weeks.. Sold 26 candy bars first week Second week sold 4 less than 2 times the number of candy bars sold during girst week Third week sold 6 more than 1.5 times thenumber sold in second week

*May 8, 2016 by Sam*

**5th grade**

If your parents paid you $10.00 a week for a year you would have $520.00, but if they paid you $.01 a week, doubling the amount each week (ex. second week - $.02, third week - $.04, etc.), how much would you have at the end of the year? What would be the formula

*April 29, 2009 by Tracy*

**math/fractions**

Jack's Regular work week is 40 hours. one week he worked 4/5 of the time. How many hours did he work that week?

*November 14, 2016 by carlos Santiago*

**Math :)**

1.Try to solve this problem without using a formula. Suppose a disease is transmitted from an individual to one other during the period of a week. Each of those two gives the disease to two more people in the second week, so that the total of newly infected people is now four...

*December 2, 2013 by Kim*

**math**

Hello i have a probability problem that i can slove, and i need some help please. problem: If a mother has three bananas, two pears and two oranges, in how many different ways can she give the fruit to her daughter in one week, one piece of fruit per day?

*March 25, 2011 by Bikie*

**math**

Tobi is training to run a marathon. In the first week she runs 25 km and increases this distance by 10% each week. This situation may be modelled by the series 25 + 25(1.1) + 25(1.1)2 + . She wishes to continue this pattern for 14 weeks. How far will she have run in total when...

*May 10, 2016 by Elle*

**math**

the probability it will snow in the next weeks is 1/12 for this week and 1/4 for next week.what is P(snow this week,then show next week? A)1/8 B)1/16 C)1/24 D)1/48

*June 5, 2014 by HELP ME PLZ!*

**math**

Sean's older brother is 16 years old. He runs between 15 and 25 miles each week. The sum of the digits of the total number of miles that he ran last week is eight less than his age. How many miles did Sean run last week?

*April 22, 2013 by Gaby*

**Statistics**

In the week before and the week after a holiday, there were 12,000 total deaths, and 5916 of them occurred in the week before the holiday. a. Construct a 95% confidence interval estimate of the proportion of deaths in the week before the holiday to the total deaths in the week...

*March 9, 2015 by slomomo*

**Math**

A car salesman receives $575 a week in addition to 3% commission on all cars whose sticker price is above $4,500. One week he sold a Ford for $8,785 and a Buik for $5,832. How much did he earn that week? A. $749.96 B. $838.55 C. $1013.51 D. $4,385.10 Explain how you got your ...

*December 30, 2012 by Samantha*

**math problem**

a worker submits the following data on a timesheet: week 1: total hours: 42 (including 4 hrs sick leave, 6 hrs travel) Week 2: total hours: 46 hours (including 5 hours travel) what percentage of the recorded time did the worker spemnd traveling?

*May 18, 2009 by bev*

**Math**

having trouble figuring out this problem. During the first 4 wks of school, a cafeteria worker made more than 840 tacos. She made the same number of tacos each week. Which inequality best represents t, the number of tacos she made during 1 week. a. t > 410 b. t < 410 c. ...

*March 12, 2013 by Brandi*

**Science**

How long does it take the moon to go from full-moon phase to new moon phase? one week two week ~ (MY ANSWER) three week four week

*June 22, 2016 by Jimmy*

**statistics**

30 customers the first week and 55 customers the second week and 80 customers the third week, what would you project for week 4

*October 20, 2011 by Lorea*

**algebra**

What is the equation to the word problem? Currently, you have $60 & your sister has $135. You decide to save $5 of your allowance each week,while your sister decides to spend her whole allowance plus $10 each week. How long will it be before you have as much as your sister?

*October 14, 2012 by Brandi*

**math...**

Julia is allowed to watch no more than 5 hours of television a week. So far this week, she has watched 1.5 hours. Write and solve an inequality to show how many hours of television Julia can still watch this week. I did. 5÷1.5=3.33 T=time T<3.33 Julia can watch 3 hours of ...

*September 25, 2014 by Anonymous*

**MATH**

A Science instrutor assigns his student one second of home work..the first week of school,two seconds. the second week four seconds, the third.if the student asked whether he would agree to this weekly homework doubling for the duration of the 36-week school year.how much ...

*April 15, 2011 by MIKE*

**MATH**

A Science instrutor assigns his student one second of home work..the first week of school,two seconds. the second week four seconds, the third.if the student asked whether he would agree to this weekly homework doubling for the duration of the 36-week school year.how much ...

*April 15, 2011 by MIKE*

**math**

This week’s focus is on systems of equations. Describe a profession that might use this on a regular basis, and give an example with a solution (not covered in the text) of a math problem with a real-life application.

*February 10, 2012 by Leo*

**Math**

Am having trouble figuring out how to work this problem. We are currently studying about least common multiples. The problem is: Stacey jogs every third day and swims every fourth day. If she is jogging on Monday, what day of the week will she end up jogging and swimming?

*October 26, 2011 by Brandi*

**Math**

A student ears $10 per hour for tutoring and $7 dollars per hour as a teacher's aid. Let x= number of hours each weeks spent tutoring and y=the number of hours each week spent as teacher's aid. Write the objective function that describes the total weekly earnings: e=10x+7y ...

*May 9, 2011 by pele*