Mathematics

Question

Loren and Julie have different part time jobs after school. They are both paid at a constant rate of dollars per hour. The table below show Loren and Julie's total income (amount earned) for working a given amount of time.

Loren
Hours
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
Dollars
18
36
54
72
90
108
?
?
162

Julie
Hours
3
6
9
12
15
18
21
24
27
Dollars
36
?
108
144
180
216
?
288
324

Who makes more per hour?

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    Julie made $3 /hour more than Loren

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Loren makes 18 /2 = 9 ($9 / hour constant ratio)

    Julie: 36 /3 = 12 ($12 / hour)

    Julie - Loren = 12 -9 = 3

    ? in Loren's : 126, 144

    ? in Julie's : 72, 252

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