Wages and Salaries Formulae Wage = rate x time Rate= wage ÷ time Time= wage ÷ 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?