You earn $7 an hour helping your neighbor do landscaping work over the summer. You worked a total of 120 hours for your neighbor this summer, how much money did you earn?
Let's first set up an equation and identify the variables.
We are given that
To make this an equation that can be solvable, we need to set this term equal to something, and we can use another variable.
We are told that
Now we need to simplify. Multiply
We found out that