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Your parents took your family to dinner. Your parents wanted to give the waiter a 15% tip. If the total amount of the dinner was $42.00. What should be paid to the waiter as a tip.
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Jaz

42 * 0.15 = ?
posted by Ms. Sue

Well Jaz 15% gose over 100 so but 42 as a fraction at the bottom and then multiply 42x15=630 and divide it by 100 and you get $6.30 so you tip the waiter $6.30
posted by Dj

42*15/100 = 42*3/20 = 6.30
posted by Helena
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