The Garcia's went to dinner and the bill for all their meals was $54.00 before tax. They paid 15% tip and an 8% tax. What is the total cost of the meal with tax?
I am assuming the question wants tip applied first since it is stated first in the problem.
Convert percents to decimals
Now we can set up an equation to determine the cost after tip and solve for
Now we can use the new price to set up a new equation to determine the cost after tax and solve for