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Frances left a 21% tip on a meal, including the tip, its cost was $54.45, what was the cost of the meal before tip.

asked by Anonymous
  1. x+0.21x=54.45 or 1.21x=54.45
    x=54.45/1.21=45.
    Check 45+(45*0.21)=45+9.45=54.45 ok.

    posted by Anonymous
  2. $45.00

    posted by Linda

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