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6-61.

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.  6-61 HW eTool (Desmos)   Homework Help ✎

 Number of Years at Company $1$ $3$ $6$ $7$ Salary per Hour $\7.00$ $\8.50$ $\10.75$ $\11.50$

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1. Use Hector’s data to estimate how much he makes, assuming he has worked at the company for $12$ years.

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 $\6.25$.

$y=6.25+0.75x$

$\15.25$ per hour

1. Hector is hiring a new employee who will work $20$ hours a week. How much should the new employee earn for the first week?

Refer to part (a).

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