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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 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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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