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6-61.
1. 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 ✎

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

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

2. 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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