# algebra

Bill Granger is a parts clerk. He worked a total of 46.25 hours from Monday to Friday this week. If his
regular pay is \$12.75 per hour, how much overtime pay did Bill earn? \$119.56

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1. Multiply the number of hours by the pay per hour.

Subtract that product from his total pay for the week.

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2. can you please write the steps for me, please so that I can get the whole picture. Thank you so much!

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3. 1. Multiply the number of hours by the pay per hour.

2. Subtract that product from his total pay for the week.

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4. I can't come up with \$119.56, which is the answer.

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5. What was his total pay including overtime?

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6. assuming a 40-hour work week, he worked 6.25 hours of overtime
assuming time-and-a-half for overtime, his wage is 12.75 * 1.5 = 19.125
So, his overtime pay is 6.25 * 19.125 = 119.53
Not sure how they rounded that up to 119.56 ...

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posted by oobleck
7. Thank you so very much, OObleck. I really appreciate your time and brake down of the steps, God Bless you

Esther Munoz

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