Lindsey earns $15 per hour for the first 40 hours she works in a week and 50% more for every hour over 40. How many hours did Lindsey work i

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Lindsey earns $15 per hour for the first 40 hours she works in a week and 50% more for every hour over 40. How many hours did Lindsey work in a week when she was paid $937.50 before taxes?

A. 15 hours
B. 30 hours
C. 40 hours
D. 45 hours
E. 55 hours​

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Thu Thủy 3 weeks 2021-08-26T05:48:55+00:00 1 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-08-26T05:50:38+00:00

    Answer:

    E. 55 hours.

    Step by step:

    Multiple $15×40, equals $600

    Subtract $600 from $937.50, equals $337.50

    50% more over 40 hours is $22.50

    Divide $337.50 by $22.50, equals 15

    Add 15 to 40, equals 45

    So she worked 55 hours to get paid $937.50

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