Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 1 - Problem Solving and Critical Thinking - 1.2 Estimation, Graphs, and Mathematical Models - Exercise Set 1.2: 31

Answer

estimated hourly wage = 30 actual wage = 29.57

Work Step by Step

Number of weeks in a year = 52 Hours per week to work = 40 Person's yearly income = 61500 Therefore, the person's estimated hourly wage will be: = 60000 / (50x40) = 60000 / 2000 = 30 Actual hourly wage of the person = 61500 / (40x 52) = 29.57
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