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Unit 1 – Gross Pay. Show your work on each problem. Question 1. O. J. earns \$6.50 per hour and worked 30 hours this week. What is his straight-time pay?. Question 2. A local car wash pays Blake \$8.00 per hour. Last summer he worked 35.25 hours a week. What was his pay for the week?.

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Unit 1 – Gross Pay

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## Unit 1 – Gross Pay

Show your work on each problem

### Question 1

• O. J. earns \$6.50 per hour and worked 30 hours this week. What is his straight-time pay?

### Question 2

• A local car wash pays Blake \$8.00 per hour. Last summer he worked 35.25 hours a week. What was his pay for the week?

### Question 3

Marley is a teacher’s aide. He earns \$12.80 per hour. Last week he worked 34 hours. What is his straight-time pay?

### Question 4

• Tryston earns \$9.00 an hour and works 40 hours per week. Because he had to work on Sunday, his employer paid him time and a half for the additional 6 hours he worked on Sunday. What is his total pay?

### Question 5

• Austin earns \$11.50 per hour. He worked 40 hours, plus time and a half for 7 hours. What is his total pay?

### Question 6

• Chris S., a computer programmer, works at an hourly rate of \$10.60 and earns time and half if he works any overtime. Given this, last week he worked 37 hours plus 8 hours overtime.

• A.What is his straight-time pay?

• B.What is his overtime pay?

• C.What is his total pay?

### Question 7

• Summer operates a salon. She charges \$12 per haircut. Often by Saturday she has given 60 haircuts. What is her total pay?

### Question 8

• Dalton picks strawberries every Wednesday morning. The farm pays him \$0.25 per quart and he normally picks 1,053 quarts. What is his total pay?

### Question 9

• Ryan is a silk shirt screener. The owner will pay him \$0.45 per shirt and \$0.75 per sweatshirt. On Tuesday, Ryan completed 288 shirts and 72 sweatshirts. What is his total pay?

### Question 10

• Steven operates an oil change and tune-up service. He charges \$33.95 per oil change, \$72.50 to tune a four-cylinder engine, \$82.50 to tune a six-cylinder engine, and \$92.50 to tune an eight-cylinder engine. What is the total amount he charged his customers for a week in which he did 35 oil changes, tuned 5 four-cylinder engines, 7 six-cylinder engines, and 2 eight-cylinder engines?

### Question 13

• Christan is a claims adjustor. His biweekly salary is \$1,075. What is his annual salary?

### Question 14

• Cody is an electrical engineer and earns \$58,400 per year. What is his weekly salary?

### Question 15

• Keith is currently earning an annual salary of \$25,090 at Ariton Electronics. He has been offered a job at Ariton Chemical Plant at an annual salary of \$26,660. How much more would Keith earn per week at Ariton Chemical Plant than at Ariton Electronics?

### QUESTION 16

• Brooke sells tires at the local shopping mall. She earns 20% commission on the first \$500, 25% on the next \$1,000, and 30% on sales over \$1,500. Last weekend, she sold \$1,940 worth of tires. What is her total commission?

### Question 17

• Shelby works at cow museum. She earns \$5 per hour. She also is paid \$.10 per student who tour the museum. This week, 1,087 students toured the museum. What is her total pay?

### Question 18

• Josiah is a sales representative for a company that sells roofing materials. He receives graduated commission of 5 percent on the first \$5,000 of sales, 6.5 percent on the next \$15,000, and 7 percent on sales over \$20,000. What is his commission on \$23,458 in sales?

### Question 19

• Seth demonstrates microwave ovens at a home décor center. He is paid \$35 per demonstration for the first 10 demonstrations and \$45 for each demonstration over 10. Also, for every microwave sold, she earns \$20.55. What is Seth’s total pay on a day in which he makes 12 demonstrations and 4 sales?

### Question 20

• Jesse sells lumber. He earns 9 percent commission on the first \$25,000, 11 percent commission on the next \$30,000, and 15 percent on sales over \$55,000. Find his total pay on monthly sales of \$56,757