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Algebra, help + check please

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Find the percent, round if nessacary:
1) 3 dollar tip for a 18.70 Taxi Fare.
So 3 x 18
Correct?
Or how would I even solve this problem?
Thanks for helping

-Allyson

  • Algebra, help + check please -

    You need to divide, not multiply.

    Think about it, a $3 tip is 1/6 of 18. That's about 17%

    3/18.7 = ?

  • Algebra, help + check please -

    .1604

  • Algebra, help + check please -

    Yes. Now move the decimal point two places to the right to get the percent. Round your answer to the nearest whole percent.

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    thank you you even helped others

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