a construction worker worked 36 hours and earned $504, which included some compensation for paid time off. if his true hourly wage is $4 per hour more than the pay rate shown on his pay stub what rate is shown on his pay stub?

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Take first the pay rate of the construction worker with the given details pay rate = earnings/hours worked where earnings= $504 hours worked = 36 hours pay rate = $14/hr The problem stated that the true hourly wage is $4 more than the pay rate, thus true hourly wage = payrate+$4 true hourly wage = $14+$4 true hourly wage = $18 The true hourly wage that will appear on his pay stub is $18.

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