# The Hu family goes out for lunch, and the price of the meal is $45. The sales tax on the meal is 6%, and the family also leaves a 20% tip on the pre-tax amount. What is the total cost of the meal?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 3, 2016

The total cost of the meal is

#### Explanation:

We shall first calculate the sales tax

The sales tax works out to

We now calculate the tip

The tip works out to

The total cost of the meal is: