Answer precalculus word problem.

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A store owner pays her employees a time and a half for overtime. that means for every hour an emploee works more than 40 hours per week, the store will pay 1.5 times the regular hourly wage of $8.50. 

a. write a function that defines the hourly pay for emploees who work up to but not more than 40 hours a week. 

b. write a function that defines the hourly pay for overtime hours worked.

c. combine the two functions to form a piecewise function, in which each function is defined for a specific domain

Sep 1st, 2015

a : -   f(x) = 8.5 * x

b : -   f(x) = 8.5 * 1.5 * x = 12.75*x

c : -   f(x) = 8.5*x  when  0 < x < 40

          &

         f(x) = 12.75 * x  When  x > 40

Sep 1st, 2015

Where x is the number of hours.

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