# How much would a 20% tip on a restaurant bill for $60.50 be, and how much would that make the total amount paid?

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Feb 15, 2017

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#### Explanation:

I'm an Australian and we're more comfortable dealing with decimals. I feel like Americans are more comfortable dealing with fractions, so we could also solve this as follows:

20% is 20/100, which we can also express as 2/10 or 1/5.

If we multiply this by the bill, we get the size of the tip:

Adding this to the bill gives