I need help solving this algabra word problem

You make $ 360 a day on a job. What will you receive for working (1)/(18)of the day

I need help solving this algabra word problem

You make $ 360 a day on a job. What will you receive for working (1)/(18)of the day

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Working 1/18 of a day would earn you 1/18 of $360, which is the same as 1/18 x 360. For clarity, this could also be written as 1/18 x 360/1 =

Multiplying these two fractions gives us 360/18, which can then be reduced to find the final answer of $20.

Let's look at a simple problem using the same principle. Suppose you made $10 an hour and worked 1/2 an hour. How much did you make? The answer is easy; it's $5. You found the answer by multiplying 10 x 1/2. Using the same principle multiply 360 x 1/18 and you get 20. The same "tool" works, just different numbers.

Hope that helps.

Chris

Made $360 in one day or 24 hours.

**1st step**: find the amount to be made in 1 hour

In 1 hour, you make $360/24 = $15.

**2nd step**: find the amount to be made in 1/18 of a day

1/18 of a day = I/18 * 24hours = 1.3333 hours

**3rd step**: multiply hourly amount by the number of hours

Therefore, amount to be made in 1/18 of a day or 1.3333 hours

= 15 * 1.333

= $20.00

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