### Trouble with if-else statements

I'm making a program to compute hourly pay. If you work less than or equal to 40 hours your pay = 12 per hour. Every hour after 40 hours you earn \$17 dollars an hour. My program keeps running the else statement even though they are false. Any help is appreciated, here is my code

#include <iostream>
#include <cmath>
#include <iomanip>
using namespace std;

int main()
{
double hOurs, pAy;

cout << "How many hours have you worked this week?: ";
cin >> hOurs;

if (hOurs <= 40)
{pAy = hOurs*12.0;
cout << "Your weekly pay is \$" << pAy << ".";}

else (hOurs > 40);
{pAy = 480+((hOurs-40)*17);
cout << "Your weekly pay is \$" << fixed << setprecision(2) << pAy << "." << endl;}

system("pause");
}
BTW the program functions but ill get 2 results back even if the hOurs entered in are less than 40
Your problem is the following line:
 `` `` ``else (hOurs > 40);``

What is after the else is a no-op. Remove it.
 ``12345678`` ``````if (hOurs <= 40) { pAy = hOurs*12.0; cout << "Your weekly pay is \$" << pAy << "."; } else { pAy = 480+((hOurs-40)*17); cout << "Your weekly pay is \$" << fixed << setprecision(2) << pAy << "." << endl; }``````

PLEASE USE CODE TAGS (the <> formatting button) when posting code.

you should leave that semicolon on else statement
Thank you very much.

Sorry about the formatting, that was my first post. Will not happen again
Your else isn't supposed to use a condition.

What you're trying to say is that if hours worked is less than 40, calculate pay like this, else calculate your pay like this. You don't need a condition for the else because you either worked 40 hours or you didn't. Change your if statement to:

 ``12345678`` ``````if ( hours <= 40 ) { pay = hours*12.0; } else { pay = 480 + (hours*17); } ``````

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