MATH SOLVE

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# A masonry contractor is preparing an estimate for building a stone wall and gate. He estimates that the job will take a 40-hour work week. He plans to have two laborers at $10 per hour and six masons at $21 per hour. He'll need $3337 worth of materials and wishes to make a profit of $400. Write a mathematical statement that will give the estimated cost of the job. Then calculate this total.

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Answer: $9,577Step-by-step explanation:Given:Estimated time for the job = 40 hoursNumber of laborers = 2Per hour laborers cost = $10Number of masons = 6Per hour mason cost = $21Worth of material = $3337Estimated Profit = $400Now, The total amount spent on laborers = Number of laborers × total working hours × Cost per hour= 2 × 40 × $10= $800The total amount spent on masons = Number of masons × total working hours × Cost per hour= 6 × 40 × $21= $5040Hence, the total estimated cost for the jobThe total amount spent on laborers $800The total amount spent on masons $5,040Worth of material $3,337Estimated Profit $400==========================================================Total estimated cost $9,577