Q: Michael must pay his way through college. He is a sophomore in high school and currently babysits regularly on the weekends. He works 15 hours and makes $8.00 an hour. He will be eligible to work at

his uncle's restaurant in three months, and he can work twenty hours a week at $8.50 an hour. Use the PACED decision-process to decide what Michael's best choice is. Show each step.

A: Problem: Michael must pay his way through college.
Alternitives: Babysit -work 15 hours at a rate of $8 an hour making $$120
Work at uncles restaurant in 3 months making $170.
Criteria: He has a job now, [ but can heve a better one in 3 months.
Evaluate the alternatives: He could continue working the baby sitting job on the weekends until the other job is available.
Decision: Michael will

work the babysitting job until the job with his uncle is available. He will then work with his uncle, and if he has time off of the weekends he will still work the baby sitting job as well. ]

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