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10th grade algebra

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kim had a meal at the downtown diner which cost $14.98. if she tips 15%, how much tip should she leave? round to the nearest cent.

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    Tenth grade algebra? And you don't know how to figure the tip??? Something is wrong with this picture.

    Using a calculator, multiply:

    14.98 * 0.15 = 2.247 = $2.25

    I usually do approximate figuring in my head.

    10% of 15 = 1.5
    Double 1.50 = 3.00

    Halfway between 1.50 and 3.00 is 2.25.

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