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    Solving a Basic Algebra Word Problem

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    Sally received a bill for a total of 8 hours labor on the repair of her bulldozer. She paid $50 to the master mechanic and $90 to his apprentice. If the master mechanic gets $10 more per hour than his apprentice does, write the following:

    ?Expression for wages in $/hr by the master mechanic

    ?Expression for wages in $/hr by the apprentice

    ?Expression for wages in $/hr that the apprentice would have to make to equal the wages of the master mechanic

    ?Equation that relates the wages of the apprentice to that of the master mechanic

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