Gillian receives $2 091.50 before tax in her pay just before she is to leave for holidays. This includes her normal 4 weeks wage plus holiday loading. What is Gillian's normal before tax income each week?
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If the holiday loading is equivalent to x weeks’ pay and her weekly pay is w then 4w+wx=2091.50.

Therefore w(x+4)=2091.50 and w=2091.50/(x+4). We don’t know x, but let’s assume x=2, then w=2091.50/6=$348.53. When x=1, the  w=2091.50/5=$418.30.


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