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An employee makes an hourly rate plus any tips they earn. This tip employee made a total of $400 by working 28 hours last week. If $253 of their total earnings was their tips, what is their hourly rate of pay?

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  1. Rate = $X per hour.

    Pay = 28X + 253 = 400
    28x = 400 - 253 = 147
    X = $5.25 per hour.

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    posted by Henry
  2. Erica sells magazine subscriptions and makes a flat rate of $5.35 for each subscription she sells. If Erica made $42.80 on Monday, $64.20 on Tuesday and $74.90 on Wednesday, how many subscriptions did she sell in the three days?

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