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Your computer server recently crashed and you need to make changes to a large manual. The manual contains approximately 16,000 words. A clerk types 4,160 words in one hour and 20 minutes. The salary and benefits for the clerk cost the firm approximately $17.65/hour. How much will recreating the manual cost the firm?

 

 

$68.28

$308.01

$90.51

$5,420

critical  Oct 15, 2018
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1 + 20/60 = 1 1/3 hours
4,160 words / (4/3) =4,160 x 3/4 =3,120 words per hour.
16,000 / 3,120 = 5.1282 - hours it takes to re-write the manual.
5.1282 x $17.65 =$90.51 - total cost to the firm.

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