Posted by **Sam** on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 5:16pm.

Estimate a 15% tip on a taxi ride that cost 23.25.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 5:21pm
What is your estimate?

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**Sam**, Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 5:32pm
15/23.25= x/100 then you cross multiply?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 5:38pm
No. Besides, your instructions tell you to estimate.

When I estimate I first figure 10%. Then I double the 10%, and tip some amount between.

10% of 23 = 2.30

2.30 * 2 = 4.60

Estimate a number between 2.30 and 4.60

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