# Wages and Salaries

```Wages and Salaries
Formulae
Wage = rate x time
Rate= wage &divide; time
Time= wage &divide; rate
Example 1
Shay’s job as a cleaner pays her \$15.00 an hour.
If she worked for 6 hours, how much money did
she earn?
Example 2
Mitch works 6 hours a day. His earnings for the
day is \$99.00. What is his hourly rate of pay?
Example 3
Marlon was paid at an hourly rate of \$16.00 to
wash dishes. He received \$240.00. Calculate
the number of hours worked?
Guided Practice
1.
Mr. Ali works from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
at a rate of \$20.00 per hour. Calculate
Mr. Ali’s wages.
2. Mrs. Braxton works 8 hours every day.
At the end of 5 days Mrs. Braxton was
paid \$800.00. Calculate Mrs. Braxton
hourly rate of pay?
3.
If Joe’s salary for 5 days was \$270.00
and he worked for an hourly rate of \$15.00
per hour. Calculate the number of hours he
worked?
Independent Practice
1) A painter worked the following hours:
Sunday- 9:00a.m to 5:30pm.
Monday- 10:00am to 5:30 pm.
Wednesday-1:00pm to 5:00 pm
Calculate his wage for the three days at
an hourly rate of \$35.00.
2) Haley works 8 hours every day. At the
end of 5 days Haley was paid \$600.00.
Calculate Haley’s daily rate of pay.
3) Mrs. Rawlins earns \$25.00 an hour
and works 8 hours each day. If she works
from Monday to Friday each week, how
many weeks will it take for her to earn
\$6000?
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