# Example 1

- Author:
- Walch Education

Rory starts a new job next week as a dishwasher at Viola’s Café, where he will make $9 an hour. Write a variable expression that represents how much money he will earn next week based on how many hours he works. Then identify the variable and what it represents.

- Determine what value is the unknown value.
- Choose a variable to represent the unknown value.
- Write a variable expression that represents how much money Rory will earn next week.