MATH SOLVE

2 months ago

Q:
# How can sales tax alter the size of the tip you leave at a restaurant?a. A tip of a given percentage (such as a 20% tip) will be larger if calculated after tax than if calculated before tax. b. The tip becomes part of the bill as a whole, so you have to increase the sales tax by a corresponding amount. c. You do not have to double-calculate a percentage on any purchases, so you should pay for tax or a tip but not both. d. A standard tip is 15% to 20% of the sales tax.

Accepted Solution

A:

a.

A tip of a given percentage (such as a 20% tip) will be larger if calculated after tax than if calculated before tax.

A tip of a given percentage (such as a 20% tip) will be larger if calculated after tax than if calculated before tax.