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A man is paid r naira per hour for normal work and double rate for…

A man is paid r naira per hour for normal work and double rate for overtime. if he does a 35-hour week which includes q hours of overtime, what is his weekly earning in naira?
  • A.
    r(35 + q)
  • B.
    q(35r – q)
  • C.
    q(35 + r)
  • D.
    r(35 + 2q)
Correct Answer: Option D
Explanation

The cost of normal work = 35r
The cost of overtime = q x 2r = 2qr
The man’s total weekly earning = 35r + 2qr
= r(35 + 2q)

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