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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lemjay | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

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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.