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The waitress and hostess at a restaurant share the tips at the end of every shift. Between the two of them, they earn an average of $95 in tips. The waitress takes $55, and the hostess takes $40.
If they continue to earn money at this rate, how much will the waitress receive if they earn $285 at the end of their next shift? A. $120 B. $145 C. $165 D. $205
55:40 = 11:8, so $285 divided with the ration 11:8 would be $165:$120, with the waitress receiving C. $165
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User: The waitress and hostess at a restaurant share the tips at the end of every shift. Between the two of them, they earn an average of $95 in tips. The waitress takes $55, and the hostess takes $40. If they continue to earn money at this rate, how much will the waitress receive if they earn $285 at the end of their next shift? A. $120 B. $145 C. $165 D. $205

Weegy: 55:40 = 11:8, so $285 divided with the ration 11:8 would be $165:$120, with the waitress receiving C. $165
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User: The waitress and hostess at a restaurant share the tips at the end of every shift. Between the two of them, they earn an average of $75 in tips. The waitress takes $55, and the hostess takes $20. If they continue to earn money at this rate, how much will the waitress receive if they earn $300 at the end of their next shift? A. $80 B. $110 C. $165 D. $220

Weegy: D. $220. The waitress receives 55 / 75 = 0.733333333 of the tips. 300 * 0.733333333 = 220. The waitress will earn $220 next shift.
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