Tax and Tip

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Work out what the Tip would be.

  • Look at questions and use activity to help you solve the problems.​
  • Create your own word problem using both tax and tip. ​
  • Solve the problem.

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Calculate Tax & Tip.

(A). Jada has a meal in a restaurant. She adds up the prices listed on the menu for everything they ordered and gets a subtotal of $42.00.

(B). The tax rate at the restaurant below is 9.5%.

(C). The tax rate at the restaurant below is 9.5%.

Elena’s cousins went to a restaurant. The part of the entire cost of the meal that was tax and tip together was 25% of the cost of the food alone. What could the tax rate and tip rate be?

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Complete a Table of Tax Rate.

Different cities have different sales tax rates. Here are the sales tax charges on the same items in two different cities.

(A). Complete this table of City 1.

(B). Complete this table of City 2.

(C). Here below is the sales tax on the same items in City 3.

(2). For the sales tax on the laundry soap, Kiran says it should be $0.84. Lin says it should be $0.87. Do you agree with either of them? Explain your reasoning.

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In a city in Ohio, the sales tax rate is 7.25%. Complete the table to show the sales tax and the total price including tax for each item.

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The sales tax rate in New Mexico is 5.125%. Select all the equations that represent the sales tax, , you would pay in New Mexico for an item of cost  c?

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Here are the prices of some items and the amount of sales tax charged on each in Nevada.

(1). What is the sales tax rate in Nevada?
(2). Write an expression for the amount of sales tax charged, in dollars, on an item that costsdollars.