For 28 hours of work, you are paid 208.60. How much would you receive for 36 hours?
Let D be the amount of money receive in dollars.
Set up an equation for the problem. The amount of money received for 28 hours of work is proportional to the amount of money received for 36 hours of work.
Solve the equation
28D = 208.60*36
D = 268.20
Therefore , you would receive 268.20 for 36 hours of work.