6-4: Additional Problem Solving

Part 1

Example Solving Two-Step Equations for Real-World Problems

An employee earns $7.25 per hour for the first 40 hours worked in a week and $10.88 for each hour of overtime. One week's paycheck is $344.40.

Write and solve an equation to determine how many hours of overtime the employee worked.

Solution

Words to equation.


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Digits, Grade 8, Volume 1, Homework Helper Unit A: Number and Operations Unit B: Proportionality Unit C: Expressions, Equations, and Relationships English/Spanish Glossary Formulas Math Symbols Formulas Measures Properties