Cole earns $12.50 per hour and will receive a $0.75 per hour raise every year. adam earns $10.50 per hour and will receive a $2 per hour raise every other year. the chart shows the expected hourly pay rates for cole and adam for the first six years.
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assuming the pattern continues, which hourly pay rate will each earn in the year when they are making the same amount per hour?
y = 12.5 + 0.75x
y = 10.50 + 2x/2
When we equate them
12.5 + 0.75x = 10.50 + 2x/2
Solving for x
x = 2
They will have the same earning rate after 2 years
idk the answer i want to say 10 but then it would be equal so try 9 but then yeah so yeah we love edgen