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anonymous
 3 years ago
Nick's restaurant bill totaled sixtyfour dollars and twenty cents. Show how to estimate fifteen percent of the tip. Show and explain each step
anonymous
 3 years ago
Nick's restaurant bill totaled sixtyfour dollars and twenty cents. Show how to estimate fifteen percent of the tip. Show and explain each step

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ummm i normally just use a tip calculator

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh wait sorry wrong numbers

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok here you go You want to leave a 15% tip on a meal that cost $64.20. First, convert the 15% to an actual number that can be used in a calculation. For percents,this is always done by simply dividing the percent (in this case 15%) by 100%.So, the conversational term "15%" becomes 15% / 100% = 0.15 in terms of a real mathematical number. Second, you need to find out what 15% of your $64.20 meal cost is.This is always done by multiplying 0.15 by $64.20, or 0.15 x $64.20=$9.63. So, the amount of tip you are going to leave is $9.63. This makes the total cost of your meal (to write on your charge slip or other payment) $64.20 + $9.63 = $73.83.
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