Tom and Martin both worked 9 hours this week and sold $360 worth of meals. Their hourly wages are $2.15 and $2.50, respectively. In addition, Tom's percent of tips was 15% while Martin's was 20%. Who made the most money this week between Tom and Martin?
Tom made more money than Martin.
Martin made more money than Tom.
They both made the same amount of money.
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Tom's hourly wage is lower than Martin's. Therefore Tom's wage for the week will be lower than Martin's, the reason being that they both worked the same number of hours. Also Tom's percentage of the tips is lower than Martin's percentage of the tips. Therefore it is not possible for Tom to have made more money than Martin for the week.
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