Percent of a number: tax, discount, and more
Erika ate brunch at a restaurant. The bill came to $12,20. If she left a 15% tip, how much was the tip?
Write the percentage as a decimal.
15% = 0.15
Multiply the decimal by the amount of the bill. Multiply as you would multiply whole numbers, then write the decimal point in the answer.
The tip was $1.83.
In a grocery store, a $6 case of soda is labeled, 'Get a 25% discount'. What is the discount?
The discount is: $