# An Orchardist pays apple pickers $10 per hour plus$ 8 per 100 kg of apples . If a a worker picks on average 180 kg of apples per hour for a 40 hour work week, What are the gross earnings for the week?

Jun 29, 2018

Gross earning for the week is $976  #### Explanation: Payment for $40$hour work week at $10 per hour is

W=40*10= $400 Total apples picked at $180$kg per hour is $N = 180 \cdot 40 = 7200$kg Incentive payment for picking of $7200$kg apple at $8 per

$100$ kg of apple is I= 7200/100*8= $576 Gross earning for the week is G=W+I= 400+576=$976 [Ans]

Jun 29, 2018

976$ #### Explanation: 10$ $\text{per hour worked plus}$ 8$per $100 \text{kg for a}$40$\text{hour week}$:.180xx40=7200-:100=72xx 8=576$

$\therefore 40$  "hours@"10$" per hour"=400$

:."Total earned"=400+576=976\$