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Wesley earns $6.50 per hour at the Barnes and Noble bookstore. The total amount of his paycheck varies directly with the number of hours he works. Write the directly with the number of hours he works. Write the direct variation equation for the amount of money, y, Wesley earns for working x hours.

 

a: y=3/4x

b:y=16x

c:y=1/16

d:y=50/17x

 Aug 27, 2022
edited by Guest  Aug 27, 2022
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Hey Geust, I think none of the answers are correct. 

If Weslet earns $6.50 an hour at the Bames and Noble bookstore, then the money he earns will be depending on X

X is the number of hours he worked, and Y is the number of money he earned. 

 

We then see the equation unfold. $6.50 an hour for X hours is Y. 

We transfer this word phrase into an equation to get

 

$6.50x = y

 

Please tell me if I am incorrect. I hope this helps!

 Aug 27, 2022

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