Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.5 Dividing Decimal Numbers - 4.5 Exercises - Page 305: 35


Darren earned $\$11.92$ per hour of work.

Work Step by Step

We see that Darren earned $\$476.80$ for 40 hours of work. To find out his earning per hour, we divide: $~~~~~~~~11.92$ $40\overline{)478.80}$ $~~~~~~\underline{40}$ $~~~~~~~~~76$ $~~~~~~~~~\underline{40}$ $~~~~~~~~~368$ $~~~~~~~~~\underline{360}$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~80$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~\underline{80}$ $~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0$ Therefore, Darren earned $\$11.92$ per hour of work.
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