Question

# Taylor earns $8.50 per hour as an auto mechanic. The total money Taylor will earn if she works 4.5 hours on Friday is

- $38.25
- $382.50
- $3.82
- $3.81

Hint:

### In the given question, the money Taylor earns per hour and the number of hours Taylor worked on Friday is given. To find the total money she earns on Friday we need to find the product of the money she earns per hour and the total number of hours she worked. Then we will get our required answer.

## The correct answer is: $38.25

### Step by step solution:

Given,

Money Taylor earns per hour: $8.50

Number of hours Taylor worked on Friday: 4.5

Now, the total money Taylor will earn on Friday is the product of the money she earns per hour and the number of hours she worked on Friday.

Therefore, the total money Taylor earns on Friday = $ 8.50 x 4.5

= $ 38.25

Hence, total money Taylor will earn if she works 4.5 hours on Friday is $ 38.25. Thus, option (a) is correct.

Another approach to the question could be that add $8.50, i.e., the money she earns per hour 4.5 times to get the total money she earns.

Therefore, total money she earns on Friday = $8.50 + $8.50 + $8.50 + $8.50 + $(8.50/2) [here er divide the last 8.50 by 2 because the number of hours she worked is 4.5, i.e., four and a half]

=$ 38.25

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### Steve Rogers drinks 4.5 gallons of milk per day. Each bottle contains 16.5 fluid ounces. The fluid ounces of milk does he drink per day is

Another approach to the question could be that we add the amount of milk each bottle contains (fluid ounces) 4.5 times, i.e., the number of gallons of milk Steve drinks.

Thus fluid ounces of milk Steve drinks per day = 16.5 + 16.5 +16.5 +16.5 + (16.5/2) [here we divide the last 16.5 by 2 since it is given 4.5 ] = 74.25 fluid ounces .

Thus, option (b) is the correct option.

### Steve Rogers drinks 4.5 gallons of milk per day. Each bottle contains 16.5 fluid ounces. The fluid ounces of milk does he drink per day is

Another approach to the question could be that we add the amount of milk each bottle contains (fluid ounces) 4.5 times, i.e., the number of gallons of milk Steve drinks.

Thus fluid ounces of milk Steve drinks per day = 16.5 + 16.5 +16.5 +16.5 + (16.5/2) [here we divide the last 16.5 by 2 since it is given 4.5 ] = 74.25 fluid ounces .

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### A bag of grass seed weighs 5.8 pounds. Calculate the pounds 2.5 bags would weigh.

Another approach to the question could be that we could add 5.8 pounds, i.e., the weight of one bag 2.5 (number of bags to be weighed) times.

Thus, the weight of 2.5 bags = 5.8 + 5.8 + (5.8÷2) pounds

= 14.5 pounds

Hence, option (c) is the correct option.

### A bag of grass seed weighs 5.8 pounds. Calculate the pounds 2.5 bags would weigh.

Another approach to the question could be that we could add 5.8 pounds, i.e., the weight of one bag 2.5 (number of bags to be weighed) times.

Thus, the weight of 2.5 bags = 5.8 + 5.8 + (5.8÷2) pounds

= 14.5 pounds

Hence, option (c) is the correct option.