Example 1

Phillip is looking at two different jobs. One has a higher hourly pay rate while the other has more benefits. The first job pays $25 an hour while the second job pays $20 an hour. Benefits from the second job are equivalent to $100 per pay period. How many hours per pay period will Phillip have to work in the first job to make the same as the second job, including benefits?
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