Mathematics for Everyday Life MEL3E-B Lesson 1, page 15Copyright © 2008 The Ontario Educational Communications Authority. All rights reserved.c)Calculate the total salary for two weeks for Job B ifthe sales are $4000 per week.d)State the range of total pay for Job B for two weeks.Next you will answer your first Key Questions in this course. Here are two points to keep in mind while answering the Key Questions.1. Show your reasoning in a logical order.For example, here is the reasoning that was given for Example 8 in this lesson: Stephanie’s salary is $30 000 a year. She is paid twice per month. How much is each paycheque?(Step 1) Twice per month means that she would receive atotal of 24 paycheques.(Step 2) To find the amount of each paycheque, divide $30 000by 24.(Step 3) $30 000 ÷ 24 = $12502. Use the correct unit symbol or sign in your answer or at the end of a calculation.For example:When you are talking about dollars, use the $ sign: 285 + 255= $540When you are talking about kilometres, use km: 493.5 + 1007= 1500.5 km
Lesson 1, page 16 Mathematics for Everyday Life MEL3E-BCopyright © 2008 The Ontario Educational Communications Authority. All rights reserved. Key QuestionsSave your answers to the Key Questions. When you have completed the unit, submit them to ILC for marking.1. Name two occupations that would be paid by the following types of payment. 2.a)Julie works 51 hours in one week. How many hoursare regular hours and how many are overtime hours? (2 marks)b)Diego works 8 hours of overtime paid at double time.His regular hourly rate is $10.25. What would his totalweekly pay be? Show all the steps in your calculation. (4 marks)c)Clare is an aesthetician working in a beauty salon whoearns 40% commission of her total sales. In one week,she totalled $1250 in sales and $153 in gratuities.Calculate her total earnings for that week. Show all the steps in your calculation. (3 marks)3. Calculate the commissions and total earnings of the people in the table below. (Note that Eddie receives no basesalary.)(8 marks)NameBase Salary ($)Sales ($)Rate of Commission (%)Total Commission ($)Total Earnings ($)Eddie023507(1 mark)(1 mark)Shanti1004003.5(1 mark)(1 mark)Hans509855(1 mark)(1 mark)Rianne7519906(1 mark)(1 mark)
Mathematics for Everyday Life MEL3E-B Lesson 1, page 17Copyright © 2008 The Ontario Educational Communications Authority. All rights reserved.4. Calculate the total pay for each of the following people. i) A dental assistant earns $12 per hour and works 30 hours per week. What is her weekly pay? ii) An electrician works 40 hours in one week and earns $15 per hour. He works for two weeks. What is his biweekly pay?
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