# 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?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 17, 2016

#### Explanation:

Let's first set up an equation and identify the variables.

We are given that

#7x#

To make this an equation that can be solvable, we need to set this term equal to something, and we can use another variable.

#y=7x#

We are told that

#y=7(120)#

Now we need to simplify. Multiply

#y= 840#

We found out that