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7-9.

Adam earns $36 for every four hours of work. If he continues to be paid at the same rate: Homework Help ✎

How long will it take him to earn $144? Show and explain your reasoning.

How long will it take him to earn $222? Show and explain your reasoning.

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.