# A person is working 8 hours on Saturday and 8 hours on Sunday. She is being paid $18.00 per hour. What will her gross wages for the weekend be?

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Expert Answers

lemjay | Certified Educator

To solve, add the number of hours the person is working on Saturday and Sunday.

`8 + 8 =16 ` hours

Then, multiply his total working hours on the weekends by his rate per hour ($18).

`16` `hrs` `xx` `($18)/(hr)` `=` `$288`

**Hence, his gross wage for the weekends is $288.**

Student Comments

kathyyyyyy123 | Student

another note: that person is working at a weekend festival just for saturday and sunday.