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(1 pt) Eddie earns $9.60 per hour for a normal 8-hour workday and 3/23232 times this rate for hours worked overtime. On a certain day, Eddie earned $80.64. How long did Eddie work? 

  a) Write an equation for the total amount of money that Eddie earned. Use the variable ttT to represent the time Eddie worked. 

Answer: 

  b) Solve this equation for tt. Include the appropriate units in your answer

asked Jul 7, 2016 in PRECALCULUS by anonymous

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Step 1:

Eddie works to earnimage per hour.

He works normal day in image hours.

He earns total amount per day is image

Here, image represent the time eddie worked.

He worked rate for hours overtime is image.

He earned total amount of a certain day isimage.

Find the long time did he worked.

The equation is image.

image

Solution:

Eddie worked image long time.

answered Jul 9, 2016 by Anney Mentor

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