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7-9.
1. Adam earns $36 for every four hours of work. If he continues to be paid at the same rate: Homework Help ✎ 1. How long will it take him to earn$144? Show and explain your reasoning.

2. How long will it take him to earn $222? Show and explain your reasoning. 3. How could you describe his rate for a 40-hour work week? For a 7-hour day? Show and explain your reasoning.$144 ÷ $36 = 4 sets of 4 hours each 16 hours$222 ÷ $36 = how many sets of 4 hours each? If Adam makes$36 for every 4 hours, how much does he make for every hour?
Now find what he makes for 40 hours and 7 hours.

$360 for a 40-hour week,$63 for an 7-hour day.