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# A Business Processing Outsourcing unit recruits 200 employees. Each of

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A Business Processing Outsourcing unit recruits 200 employees. Each of them is paid \$7.50 per hour for the first 44 hours worked during a week and 4/3 times that rate for hours worked in excess of 44 hours. What was the total remuneration of the employees for a week in which 30 percent of them worked 30 hours, 40 percent worked 44 hours, and the rest worked 50 hours?

(A) \$25000
(B) \$40500
(C) \$63300
(D) \$70000
(E) \$73400

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24 Sep 2018, 03:37
Bunuel wrote:
A Business Processing Outsourcing unit recruits 200 employees. Each of them is paid \$7.50 per hour for the first 44 hours worked during a week and 4/3 times that rate for hours worked in excess of 44 hours. What was the total remuneration of the employees for a week in which 30 percent of them worked 30 hours, 40 percent worked 44 hours, and the rest worked 50 hours?

(A) \$25000
(B) \$40500
(C) \$63300
(D) \$70000
(E) \$73400

4/3 times that rate for hours worked in excess of 44 hours = 4/3 * 7.50 = 10
30% worked for 30 hours = 60 * 30 * 75/10 = 13500
40% worked for 44 hours = 80 * 44 * 75/10 = 26400
remaining worked for 50 hours = (60 * 44 * 75/10) + (60 * 6 *10) = 19800 + 3600

Total = 63300
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