# Math Problems

1.)Kamman VanMarko Plumbing equipment sales Commission rate: 9 1/2% Annual pay: \$17,496 Month's sales: \$2,460 What is the monthly pay?
a.)\$1,691.70
=b.)\$1,458
c.)\$3,918
2.) Doreen Nathan Cosmetic sales Commission rate: 13 1/2% Month's sales: \$4,230 What is the monthly commission?
a.)\$57,105
b.)\$571.05
=c.)\$313.33
3.) Susan Laytin Jewelry sales Commission rate: 6% Monthly salary: \$585 Month's sales: \$6,750 What is the monthly pay?
a.)\$4,050
b.)\$4,635
=c.)\$990
4.) Richard Yargus sells furniture for a straight commission of 9%. For 3 months his sales were \$39,990; \$42,355; and \$46,250. How much did he earn in 3 months?
=a.)\$11,573.55
b.)\$128,595
c.)\$115,735.50
5.) Luis is scheduled to work 40 hours a week at \$4.80 an hour. If Luis also worked 3.75 hours of overtime, what is his weekly pay?
a.)\$222
=b.)\$219
c.)\$210
6.) Mae Assurian is an electrician. She works from 6:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and takes a 45-minute break for lunch. How many hours per week does Mae work?
a.)38.75 hrs.
=b.)40 hrs.
c.)43.75 hrs.
7.) Carla earns \$8.43 per hour. What is her overtime pay at time-and-a-half?
=a.)\$12.65
b.)\$4.22
c.)\$21.08
8.) Carla earns \$8.43 per hour working 40 hours a week. If she worked 7 overtime hours one week, what would be her earnings?
a.)\$396.21
b.)\$366.74
=c.)\$425.75
9.) Lauren earns \$3.75 per hour as an usher. In 5 days her tips were \$19.75, \$25.30, \$18, \$21.50, and \$18.50. Find Lauren’s average daily tips and use them to predict her earnings for a 37-hour workweek in which she works 4 days. (In other words, how much would she earn for a 37 hour 4-day workweek?)
a.)\$241.80
=b.)\$221.19
c.)\$138.75
10.) Sue is paid \$3.75 per hour, plus tips. In one week she received \$16.25, \$25.50, \$15.25, \$17.50, and \$16.25 in tips. What was her average hourly wage for a 38-hour week?
=a.)\$6.14
b.)\$5.74
c.)\$6.36

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1. We do not do your work for you. Once you have answered your questions, we will be happy to give you feedback on your work. Although it might require more time and effort, you will learn more if you do your own work. Isn't that why you go to school?

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2. She did answer the questions. I think that's what the = sign is that she put by each problem.

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3. 1. you have to add the commission, which is 9.5% of the monthly sales. Your answer is good for the base salary only.
2. Don't know how you got the answer. It does not correspond to 13.5% of sales.
3,4. Correct.
5. It depends on the policy of overtime pay. Some pay 1.5 times hourly rate after a certain number of hours. Your answer corresponds to 1.5 times hourly rate for hours exceeding 40 hours (regular work week).
6 to 10. All correct.

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4. Sally delivered 148 newspapers and received \$0.03 per paper. What were her earnings?

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5. One week Laura earned a total of \$350. Of that amount \$245 were tips. If she worked a 30-hour week, what was the hourly rate she received

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6. on Monday juan ate 15 pounds of candy.on Tuesday he ate twice as much candy as on MONDAY.on Wednesday it ate 1/3 of the amount of candy it ate on Tuesday.in all he ate 80 pounds of candy Monday through Friday.on Saturday it ate the same amount of candy as it ate on Friday.on Sunday it ate 14 pounds of candy.
what was the daily average of candy eaten over the 7 days?

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7. 27. Amy earns \$0.16 per unit for the work she does. For all units she produces in a week over 1,000, she receives \$0.26. What were her weekly earnings if she produced 1,725 units in one week? \$448.50 \$348.50
\$276

28. Find the annual earnings if a worker is paid \$743.75 semimonthly. \$8,925 \$17,850
\$26,775

29. Erma is paid \$516.72 biweekly. What are her annual earnings? \$13,434.72 \$26,869.44
\$12,918

30. Joan receives an annual salary of \$22,768.68. What is the total amount of her gross pay each period if she is paid monthly? \$948.70 \$2,846.09
\$1897.39

31. Sheila received a 6.5% commission on a house she sold for \$110,400. How much commission did she receive? \$7176 \$1,760
\$16,984.62

32. Dave receives \$5.80 per hour and 3% commission on sales. One week he worked 35 hours and sold \$2,218 worth of goods. How much did he earn that week? \$203 \$665.40
\$269.54

33. Bob takes 45 minutes each day for lunch. He does not get paid for the lunch break. How many hours does he work in a 5-day workweek if he checks in at 8:00 a.m. and checks out at 5:15 p.m. each day? 46.25 hrs 42.5 hrs
41.5 hrs

34. Pat worked 43 hours and received \$7.25 per hour for regular pay and time-and-a-half for all hours over 40 hours. What were her weekly earnings? \$22.83 \$322.63
\$269.75

35. Steve earns \$0.58 for each unit of work. One week he produced 532 units. How much did he earn that week? \$4,675 \$308.56
\$319

36. Rose worked 32 hours at \$2.75 per hour and made \$85 in tips. What were her weekly earnings? \$88 \$2,267.80
\$173

37. Darren worked 28 hours at \$3.15 per hour. He made the following tips: \$18, \$16, \$20, \$30, and \$18. What is his average hourly wage? \$58 \$20.40
\$6.79

38. Terry earns \$22,500 annually. What is the total amount of gross pay each pay period if she is paid biweekly? \$1.875 \$937.50
\$865.38

39. Paul is paid \$584.38 semimonthly. What is his annual salary? \$30,389.94 \$14,025.12
\$7,013.04

40. Mia receives 5.75% commission on all her sales. One month she sold \$12,000 worth of goods. How much was her commission for the month? \$690 \$1,250
\$1,923.08

41. Bryan earns \$6.25 per hour plus 1.75% commission on all goods sold. One week he worked 37 hours and sold \$6,500 worth of goods. What were his weekly earnings? \$345 \$3,825
\$231.25

42. One week Laura earned a total of \$350. Of that amount \$245 were tips. If she worked a 30-hour week, what was the hourly rate she received? \$16.25 \$3.50
\$10.63

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8. Bryan earns \$6.25 per hour plus 1.75% commission on all goods sold. One week he worked 37 hours and sold \$6,500 worth of goods. What were his weekly earnings?

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9. Lauren earns \$3.75 per hour as an usher. In 5 days her tips were \$19.75, \$25.30, \$18, \$21.50, and \$18.50. Find Lauren’s average daily tips and use them to predict her earnings for a 37-hour workweek in which she works 4 days. (In other words, how much would she earn for a 37 hour 4-day workweek?)

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10. Dave receives \$5.80 per hour and 3% commission on sales. One week he worked 35 hours and sold \$2,218 worth of goods. How much did he earn that week

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11. Pat worked 43 hours and received \$7.25 per hour for regular pay and time-and-a-half for all hours over 40 hours. What were her weekly earnings?
\$22.83 \$322.63
\$269.75

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12. Find the annual earnings if a worker is paid \$743.75 semimonthly.

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13. A worker is paid \$9.80 per hour, with time and a half for any hours over 40 per week. If he works 44 hours in a week, what will be his gross pay amount?

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14. A worker is paid \$9.80 per hour, with time and a half for any hours over 40 per week. If he works 44 hours in a week, what will be his gross pay amount?

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15. Dave receives \$5.80 per hour and 3% commission on sales. One week he worked 35 hours and sold \$2,218 worth of goods. How much did he earn that week?

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