I am bumping this question since I just got it in my Gmat Prep exam.
My confusion is: "how would you write algebraically the Raymond´s salary formula given in the question stem?" I am talking about that step you make when you want to translate the given info in the question BEFORE going to the statements.
I would write it as 40x + y (h - 40)
in which h is the total hours Raymond works.
However, isn´t this formula assuming that Raymond would work AT LEAST 40 hours total?
In other words, if Raymond worked just 10 hours, the formula "breaks"...
Is there another way to write this stuff without making such an assumption?
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