# Jerry walked a dog from 6:40 am to 7:30 am. If he was paid at a rate of $6 per hour, how much did he earn that day?

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6:40am to 7:40 = 1 hour

He walked the dog from 6:40am to 7:30am

So he walked the dog for 50 minutes in one day.

His rate per hour

1 hour = 60 minutes

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Since Jerry walked the dog from 6:40am to 7:30am, the total minutes that he walked the dog was

Since he is paid at a rate of

# 6/60 = x/50 #

From here, you have to solve for

# 60x = 50 * 6 #

# (60x)/60 = (50 * 6)/60 #

# (cancel(60)x)/cancel60 = (5cancel0 * 6)/(6cancel0) #

# x = (5 * cancel6)/cancel6 #

# x = 5 #

So the answer is

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