restaurant bill

collegebound88

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YOu are paying a $22.60 bill and you wish to include a 15% how much do i pay altogether(to the nearest whole dollar)


22.60
* .15
--------
25.99-$26
 

tkhunny

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Your result is good, but your process isn't.

What you have: $22.60 * 0.15 = $25.99 -- No.

Perhaps this: $22.60 * 0.15 = $3.39 <== Tip
$22.60 + $3.39 = $25.99 <== Total to Pay - Rounds to $26.00

Perhaps this: $22.60 * 1.15 = $25.99 Rounds to $26.00
 
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