### The Cost of Spam (Not SPAM)

Nucleus Research published results from a survey-based study stating that spam (i.e. junk email) costs U.S. businesses "\$712 per employee per year, or \$71 billion annually."

Survey results were based on a `\$30-per-hour pay rate`, a `2,080-hour work year`, ```100,249,046 U.S. email-using workers```, and that email users spend `16 seconds` on average processing a spam email message. On average a worker receives ```21 spam email messages per day```.

##### Exercises
1. No or Yes: On average, a worker spends less than five minutes per day processing spam.

2. Explain how the figure `2,080-hour work year` could have been calculated.

3. Given `60 seconds per minute`, `16 seconds` is of a minute.

4. Including spam costs, the `\$30 per hour` pay rate net pay rate is `\$_________ per hour`.

5. Speaking of SPAM (i.e. Hormel's food product)... SPAM was "born" in 1937; therefore, SPAM has been around for `_______ centuries` and `________ decades` and `_______ years`.

6. A `12 ounce` can of Hormel's SPAM cost about `\$2.39`, or approximately a unit cost of `\$________ per ounce`.