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Amanda uses the equation y=kx to determine how much money she earns after working any number of hours (x). Amanda earned $350 after working 40 hours. What is the value of k in Amanda's equation?

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  1. k = earnings per hour

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  2. Is this correct?

    40* 8.75= $350

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  3. Yes. But how did you find 8.75?

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  4. 350÷40=8.75

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  5. Yes. :-)

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  6. Which way do I write it?

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  7. y=kx

    350 = 40k

    350/40 = k

    8.75 = k

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