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Tax and Tip

Resource ID#: 42471

Primary Type: Problem-Solving Task

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After eating at your favorite restaurant, you know that the bill before tax is $52.60 and that the sales tax rate is 8%. You decide to leave a 20% tip for the waiter based on the pre-tax amount. How much should you leave for the waiter? How much will the total bill be, including tax and tip?

General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Educators , Students , Parents
Instructional Time: 5 Minute(s)
Freely Available: Yes
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Instructional Component Type(s): Problem-Solving Task
Resource Collection: Illustrative Mathematics

Aligned Standards

Name Description
MAFS.7.RP.1.3: Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error.