The George family ate out at a restaurant and wants to leave a 15% tip. Their meal cost $42.00 before tip. How much will they pay for their meal, including tip?
They will pay
So let convert 15% to a decimal value before we start solving anything. So you simply divide 15 over 100 like this:
So to find out how much tip they are giving, you multiply 0.15 by 42.00. Here is what I am saying shown below:
So let compute that by plugging that into the calculator which we get
Now, we can add that back to the meal cost as shown below:
Our final answer is: