Mathematics

A businessman has 10 employees. His salary is equal to 6 times the average of employees salaries. If the 11 of them receive a total of $64,000 in one year, what was the business mans salary that year ?? 

a) $4000, b) $6000, c) $24,000, d) $ 40,000, e) $44,000


Answers

shaun1

4 years ago Comment

business man's salary = x
employee's salary = y

x + 10y = 64000
x = 6y

(6y) + 10y = 64000
16y = 64000
y = 4000

x = 6(4000)
x = 24000

Answer: (c) $24,000