Suppose you earn \$7.21 per hour and plan to work "h" hours per week. write an expression using variables that models the amount of money you will earn each week.
Then, suppose you earn \$10 in tips per week, regardless of the hours you work. How does this change the equation

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1. If you earn \$7.21 per hour and work 8 hours a week. How much do you earn?

If you earn \$7.21 per hour and work h hours a week. How much do you earn?

Since the tips of \$10 per week is independent of the number of hours worked, simply add \$10 to the weekly pay.

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