# Algebra

If you got paid \$15 for 3 hours of work one day and \$45 for 8 hours work on another day. Find your hourly rate of pay for the 2 days.
My work:
15+45=60
8+3=11
60/11=5.45
What was done wrong?

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1. It looks right to me.

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2. Looks ok to me, that is the average hourly rate.

Peraps the teacher is looking for the daily average rate of pay.
first day=15/3=5 dollars/hr
second day=45/8=5.5.63/hr

avg daily rate: add them, divide by two.

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