During a recent tutoring session, Mr. G was paid $100 per hour and Mrs. Mae was paid $70 per hour. One day, Mrs. Mae arrived early and worked 3 hours early in preparation( receiving same pay). Let your unknown be the number of hours Mrs Mae has been "on the job"
a) i) Define your variable.
ii) Show an expression for the number of dollars Mrs. Mae earned in "x" hours
b) i) Mr. G started 3 hours after Mrs. Mae. Write an expression in terms of x for the number of hours Mr.G has been on the job.
ii) Write another equation stating the number of dollars Mr. G has earned
c) i) Write and equation stating that each has earned the same number of dollars.
ii) How many hours has Mrs. Mae worked when this occurs?
d) i) How much money, TOTAL, will they both earn, if they both finish work after Mrs. Mae has been on the job for 12 hours?
Thank you so much for helping!