Work Step by Step
After looking at the problem, we see it is a equation that we must set up. 8 is the rate. 6 is the one time variable. 38 is the total amount. $8x + 6 = 38$ First, we should subtract both sides by 6. $8x = 32$ Then, we should divide both sides by 4. $x = 4$ WAIT - the variable is hours!