HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION
Wassilie is considering quitting high school. Accurate studies show that a person who finishes high school averages $450,000 more income in a lifetime than someone who quits.
He wondered how much an hour that meant. Given 52 weeks a year, 40 hours a week and 40 years employment what would you tell him? He isn't good enough at math to figure it out. That's why he wants to quit school.
If he spends 6 hours a day, 174 days a year in high school for 4 years, how much is each hour of high school worth given the above value of a high school education?
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