Number of Years at Company
Salary per Hour
Use Hector’s data to estimate how much he makes, assuming he has worked at the company for 12 years.
Hector is hiring a new employee who will work 20 hours a week. How much should the new employee earn for the first week?
Create an equation representing the table above, where:
y = salary per hour
x = number of years at company
During the first year of work (0), the salary per hour is $6.25.
y = 6.25 + .75x
$15.25 per hour
Refer to part (a).
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