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An employee worked 11 hours in a day. Her regular working day is 7.5 hours and the rest was overtime, for which she was paid 1.5 times her regular hourly rate. If she was paid $112 for the day, what was her regular rate per hour for that day?

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  1. If the rate was r, then

    7.5r + (11-7.5)(1.5r) = 112

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  2. 6.79

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