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1.You get a part-time job earning $8.60/hr. Tips are $3.25/hr on average. You work for 15 hours. What is your gross base pay?

2. You are paid $9.25/hr at your part-time job. You are considering working a part-time job for $5.90/hr that also pays an average of $4.20/hr in tips. Which job will earn you more money?

3.How much more will you earn per hour at that job?

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  1. 1. (15 * 8.60) + (3.25 * 15) = $_______

    2 and 3. I'll be glad to check your answers.

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