MATH
posted by Shohanur .
Donald works 1 and 3/4 hour a day at a book store. if he is paid $7 a day, how much money will he make in 5 days?

MATH 
JJ
This seems a little odd to me.
if he is paid $7 per day and works 5 days, he should make $35.
Is something missing from the question or is this a question where they want you to ignore the extra information? 
MATH 
Shohanur
no

MATH 
Shohanur
maybe $12.25 a day

MATH 
JJ
No.. they said he makes $7 per day.

MATH 
Writeacher
Do you mean $7 per day? Or $7 per hour??

MATH 
Shohanur
my mistake. 7 dollars an hour

MATH 
Writeacher
Do the math, then:
1.75 x 7 x 5 = ? 
MATH 
Shohanur
61.25?

MATH 
Writeacher
Put the dollar sign before the 6, and it'll be perfect.

MATH 
Sophie
The answer is $61.25, but I don't now how to get it

MATH 
Sophie
Writeacher is right!

MATH 
aaliyah
its a simple 5th grade equation

MATH 
aaliyah
but can someone please tell me how we got 1.75!?

MATH 
Meg
Yea don't know
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