Social Studies

Calculate the gross pay per paycheck for C.D. Edgeling, who makes an annual salary of $30000 and is paid biweekly.

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If you get paid a salary, and you want to know the weekly amount of pay, you need to determine the number of weeks in a year. Sure, you might say "But that's 52 weeks". Wrong. There are 365.25 days in a year (364 but then an extra day every 4th or leap year) There are 7 days in a week. So the number of weeks in a year is: 365.25/7 = 52.1785715285714 weeks This is usually rounded to 2decimal places: 52.18 weeks Therefore, for a salary of 60 000 p.a., 

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