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Normally, the longer you work for a company, the higher your salary per hour. Hector surveyed the people at his company and placed his data in the table below.

| Number of Years at Company column 1 | Number of Years at Company column 2 | Number of Years at Company column 3 | Number of Years at Company column 4 |

| Salary per Hour column 1 | Salary per Hour column 2 | Salary per Hour column 3 | Salary per Hour column 4 |

Use Hector’s data to estimate how much he makes, assuming he has worked at the company for

years. Create an equation representing the table above, where:

salary per hour

number of years at companyDuring the first year of work (0), the salary per hour is

. per hour

Hector is hiring a new employee who will work

hours a week. How much should the new employee earn for the first week? Refer to part (a).

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