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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

Salary per Hour

  1. 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 company

    During the first year of work (0), the salary per hour is .

    per hour

  1. 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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