# If sam makes 16.25 for 15 hours of tutoring how much money does she make per hour?

Apr 2, 2017

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

We can write this as a ratio and solve for $x$:

$16.25$ is to $15$ hours as $x$ is to $1$ hour, or:

$\frac{16.25}{15} = \frac{x}{1}$

$\frac{16.25}{15} = x$

$1.08 = x$

$x = 1.08$ rounded to the nearest penny

Sam makes $1.08$ per hour.