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Your Reward for Hard Work Your paycheck should reflect your gross income.

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Your Reward for Hard Work Your paycheck should reflect your gross income.

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  1. Your Reward for Hard Work Your paycheck should reflect your gross income. Why is it important to know how to calculate your gross income?

  2. Lesson Objective Calculate straight-time pay. Content Vocabulary • hourly rate hourly rate A fixed amount of money for each hour you work. straight-time pay The total amount of money you earn for a pay period at the regular hourly rate. gross income The total amount you are paid during a pay period. • straight-time pay • gross income

  3. Example 1 Shawna Jackson is a mail clerk. She earns $8.40 per hour. Last week she worked 40 hours, and this week she worked 39½ hours. What is her straight-time pay for each week?

  4. Example 1 Answer Step: Find the straight-time pay. Last week: $8.40 × 40 = $336.00 This week: $8.40 × 39½ =$331.80

  5. Practice 1 Izumi is a musician. She earns $35.00 per hour. She works 32½ hours. What is her straight-time pay?

  6. Practice 1 Answer $1,137.50

  7. Practice 2 Steve is a plumber. He earns $28.75 per hour. He works 39¾ hours. What is his straight-time pay?

  8. Practice 2 Answer $1,142.81

  9. 3. ALGEBRA Sarah Ortiz works as a line worker in a factory. She earns $12.30 per hour. Last week she earned $430.50 straight-time pay. Find the number of hours worked by Sarah last week. • 25 • 25½ • 30 • 35