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A small clothing store hires just one worker for its store at $\$10$ an hour. The owners of the store then decide that profits would increase if they hire a $2^{nd}$ worker, but they must pay $\$12$ an hour in order to hire that worker. The store follows a policy to pay workers the same hourly wage.

What is the marginal resource cost of hiring the $2^{nd}$ worker?

A

$\$8$ an hour

B

$\$10$ an hour

C

$\$12$ an hour

D

$\$14$ an hour

E

$\$16$ an hour

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