# I hired a carpenter and an apprentice to do some work at my business. They worked two

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## Question:

I hired a carpenter and an apprentice to do some work at my business. They worked two days. On the first day I was billed $210 for 11 hours of work by the main carpenter and for 7 hours of work by the apprentice. On the second day I was billed $114 for 3 hours of work by the main carpenter and for 9 hours of work by the apprentice.

What I would like to know is how much I was being charged per hour for each person separately. Let X be the hourly rate for the Carpenter and Y be the hourly rate for the Apprentice.

What I would like to know is how much I was being charged per hour for each person separately. Let X be the hourly rate for the Carpenter and Y be the hourly rate for the Apprentice.

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## Management Accounting Information for Decision-Making and Strategy Execution

ISBN: 978-0137024971

6th Edition

Authors: Anthony A. Atkinson, Robert S. Kaplan, Ella Mae Matsumura, S. Mark Young