Adam works part time at a fast food restaurant that pay $x per hour while jenny works as a sales assistant in boutique that pays $(X+2) per hour Adam work 8 hour more per week than Jeeny and they each earn $192 a week . find the value of x and the number?

Jacoby Erickson 2022-10-13 Answered
Adam works part time at a fast food restaurant that pay $x per hour while jenny works as a sales assistant in boutique that pays $(X+2) per hour Adam work 8 hour more per week than Jeeny and they each earn $192 a week . find the value of x and the number?
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Zackary Mack
Answered 2022-10-14 Author has 12 answers
Suppose Jenny works y hours per week. Then Adam works (y+8) hours per week. Since they earn the same amount of salary,
x(y+8)=(x+2)y
xy+8x=xy+2y
4x=y
Then we know
x(y+8)=192
x(4x+8)=192
x=6
So
y=4x
y=24
But Adam works (y+8) hours per week, so he works 32 hours.
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