The price of a family dinner was $48.00. A sales tax added 5% to the final bill. The family left a $10.08 tip. If the family included the sales tax when calculating the tip, what percent did the family leave? A. 2% B. 10% C. 18% D. 20%

Brittney Lord 2021-03-08 Answered
The price of a family dinner was $48.00. A sales tax added 5% to the final bill. The family left a $10.08 tip. If the family included the sales tax when calculating the tip, what percent did the family leave?
A. 2%
B. 10%
C. 18%
D. 20%
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Answered 2021-03-09 Author has 85 answers

The sales tax is 0.05($48.00)=$2.40 so the total considered by the family was $48.00+$2.40=$50.40. So, the family left a tip of:
$10.08$50.40=0.2=20%
The answer is D.

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