Wendy earns $2 for every table she serves plus 20% of the total customer order. How do you define a variable and write an expression to represent the amount of money she earns for one table?

1 Answer
Jan 9, 2017

Answer:

#$t=$2+20/100$v#

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Explanation:

Let total income per table be #$t#
Let the value of the order for 1 table be #$v#

Note that % is a unit of measurement and it is worth #1/100#
so 20% is the same as #20/100#

#$t=$2+20/100$v#