anonymous
  • anonymous
A tip of 25% for a meal was left. Including tip, its cost was $41.25. What was the cost of the meal before tip?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
x is the cost of the meal before the tip the tip is 25% OF the meal (OF means multiply) tip = .25x the cost of the meal plus the tip = 41.25 x + .25x = 41.25 1.25x = 41.25 x = $33.00
anonymous
  • anonymous
Awesome! Thank you for showing the work too!

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