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## You earn $56 walking your neighbor’s dog for 8 hours. Your friend earns $36 painting your neighbor’s fence for 4 hours. What is your p

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You earn $56 walking your neighbor’s dog for 8 hours. Your friend earns $36 painting your neighbor’s fence for 4 hours.

What is your pay rate? And What is your friend’s pay rate?

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you would divide 56 by 8 to get 7. which is your pay rate. Then you would divide 36 by 4 to get 9. which is your friends pay rate.

Answer:Your pay rate is:

$

7 per hour

Your friend’s pay rate is :

$

9 per hour

Explanation:So if it takes you 8 hours to make $

56

, you can just divide the total money earned by the time. So it would be 56

÷

8 which is 7

.

And if takes your friend 4 hours to make $

36

, you can divide like we just did

. So it would be 36

÷

4 which is 9

.

So you make $

7 per hour and your friend makes $

9 per hour.