Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 3 - Introduction to Graphing - 3.6 Slope-Intercept Form - 3.6 Exercise Set: 81

Answer

The tip was $12\%$ of the cost of the meal.

Work Step by Step

To find what percent of the cost was the tip, divide the tip by the cost, then convert to percent: $=\dfrac{3}{25} \\=0.12 \\=0.12(100)\% \\=12\%$
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