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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

Please help me understand by explaining the steps to solve these kind of problems. I appreciate your intelligence. Thank you

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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.

  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.

  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?

  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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