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Question:

A truck driver makes $0.10 for every mile he drives. The truck driver is also paid $8.00 per hour. If he drives 200 miles in 4 hours, how much does he earn, total?

A
$52

Explaination

First, figure out how much the driver makes for his mileage: $0.10 × 200 miles = $20. Then calculate 4 × $8.00 to figure his hourly wages, which equals $32. $20 + $32 = $52.