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 Post subject: Work ProblemsPosted: Fri, 4 May 2012 20:25:39 UTC
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Christy spent \$500 over her budget on gifts during the holidays. In addition to her regular job, she took a part-time job at the * that paid \$10 per hour. How many hours will Christy have to work at the * to pay off the holiday debt?

How do I set this up?

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 Post subject: Re: Work ProblemsPosted: Fri, 4 May 2012 21:06:02 UTC
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Lil Kush wrote:
Christy spent \$500 over her budget on gifts during the holidays. In addition to her regular job, she took a part-time job at the * that paid \$10 per hour. How many hours will Christy have to work at the * to pay off the holiday debt?

How do I set this up?

The rate of pay is \$10/hr. The amount she needs to pay off is \$500. If x is the number of hours she works, then she makes \$10/hr * x hr =\$10x, after working x hours. We want this amount to be equal to \$500, so is the basic setup.

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 Post subject: Re: Work ProblemsPosted: Mon, 7 May 2012 15:59:03 UTC
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so then i would just divide

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 Post subject: Re: Work ProblemsPosted: Mon, 7 May 2012 16:00:34 UTC
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Lil Kush wrote:
so then i would just divide

Sounds like a plan to me.

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 Post subject: Re: Work ProblemsPosted: Mon, 7 May 2012 16:02:38 UTC
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so then it would be 50

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 Post subject: Re: Work ProblemsPosted: Mon, 7 May 2012 18:12:35 UTC
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Lil Kush wrote:
so then it would be 50

Seems legit.

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 Post subject: Re: Work ProblemsPosted: Tue, 8 May 2012 17:24:10 UTC
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Thank you!!!

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