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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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    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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    Carl owes each of them 40 hours of wages.

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    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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