The Loris Healthcare System employs 200 persons on the nursing staff. Fifty are nurse’s aides, 50 are practical nurses, and 100 are registered nurses. Nurse’s aides receive $8 an hour, practical nurses$15 an hour, and registered nurses $24 an hour. What is the weighted mean hourly wage?
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Let be the hourly wage of nurse. is the nurse's aides, is the practical nurse and is the registered nurse.
, and .
Let be the number of nurses. , and .
Weighted mean is
Weighted mean hourly wage is .
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