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Suppose you rent a limousine for a formal reception. The bill for the evening is $53.00. A tax of 6% will be added, and you want to tip the chauffeur 20% for excellent driving. How much will you pay in total?
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Suppose you rent a limousine for a formal reception. The bill for the evening is $53.00. A tax of 6% will be added, and you want to tip the chauffeur 20% for excellent driving. How much will you pay in total?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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maviliaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
53* .06=3.18 and 53*.2=10.6 So you would pay $66.78. I don't believe you would factor in the tax to the drivers tip however if you do then you would simply do 56.18*.2.
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AnimalAinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
About 67 bucks. ($66.78 rounded up, boy, am I a sport!)
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AnimalAinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The calculation was 53 * 1.26.
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lilg132Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
53/100 = 0.53 (THIS IS 1% OF THE PRICE) WE WANT TO WORK OUT HOW MUCH 6% WILL BE OF THIS SO WE MULTIPLY BY 6 0.53 * 6 = 3.18 WE ADD 3.18 TO THE PRICE 53 + 3.18 = 56.18 NOW TO GIVE HIM 20% TIP OF THAT PRICE WE DO THE SAME THING 56.18 / 100 = 0.5618 (THIS IS 1% OF THE PRICE) TO WORK OUT 20% WE MULTIPLY BY 20 0.5618 * 20 = 11.2316 NOW WE ADD THIS TO THE TOTAL PRICE 56.18 + 11.2316 = 67.416 AND BECAUSE WE ARE WORKING WITH A CURRENCY WE HAVE TO USE 2 DECIMAL PLACES SO THE FINAL BILL WILL BE $67.42 DONT FORGET TO CLICK BEST RESPONSE
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lilg132Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
also it doesnt say to round up so your answer would be wrong if you rounded it up to $67
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meilendurcerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
right and sometimes they mix it up to make it different
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lilg132Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes please dont forget to click best response :)
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AnimalAinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Tips are usually calculated on the charges, not on the combined charges and tax. I think the exact answer the author of your text expected is the $66.78.
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lilg132Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i come from england where tax is always included with the price my bad :p
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AnimalAinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No sweat. Do math every day.
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