1. You make $9 an hour after tax in a work-study program. You want to start training for a triathlon. You see a great pair of running shoes for $150 and running clothes for $90. How many hours will you need to work to buy the shoes and clothing?
2. You and your friends want to go to Napa Valley for a long weekend getaway in two months. You estimate the cost of the trip will be $400. If you start saving for the trip now, how much do you need to put into savings on a daily basis to be able to pay cash for the trip in 60 days?