## Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole

# Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Ratios, Rates, and Proportions - Exercises - Page 216: 24

The cook's salary is $\$1840$The custodian's salary is$\$3680$ The bus driver's salary is $\$2760$#### Work Step by Step Let the three salaries be$2x, 4x,$and$3x$We can find the value of$x$:$2x+4x+3x = \$8280$ $9x = \$8280x = \frac{\$8280}{9}$ $x = \$920$The cook's salary is$(2)(\$920)$ which is $\$1840$The custodian's salary is$(4)(\$920)$ which is $\$3680$The bus driver's salary is$(3)(\$920)$ which is $\$2760\$

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