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In a restaurant, a man ordered soup for \$3, an appetizer for
\$4.25, dinner for \$17.90, a beverage for \$1.50, and dessert for
\$3.75. He left the server a 15% tip. What was the total cost of
the man’s meal, including the tip?
A. \$36.11 C. \$30.40
B. \$34.96 D. \$4.56

my answer is (b)

I added the cost of meal and x'd it by 15% then added both together is this the correct way?

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Yes, you did it the right way -- and your answer is right! :-)

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