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Interpreting picture graphs: paint

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Jakub charges $9 an hour to paint the graph below shows a number of hours he spent painting different rooms of one house how much did jacob charge for painting the living room so here's the graph this is a picture graph or pictograph and it shows us how much time jacob spent painting different rooms of a house one super important thing is this little key right here that tells us each of these paint buckets is three hours of time so we're asked about the living room so on the graph we can find where it says living room and see how many buckets and remember each of these buckets equals three hours of time so he spent three hours plus another three hours so he spent a total of six hours painting the living room but the question asks us how much did jacob charge well jacob charges nine dollars for every hour and he worked for six hours so he charged nine dollars six times nine dollars for each of the six hours he worked which is a total of $54 jacob charged a total of $54 to paint the living room