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Old 08-21-2016, 12:37 PM   #141
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How much do you leave on the table?
I would leave a $5 because I am responsible for all my "bodies".
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Well, since I'm only paying for my own meal, and not tipping on the sales tax, the 18% tip would be 2.5, rounded down from 2.511. Confession: I did it with a calculator. Looking at the slide rule I got cross-eyed.
You could have used algebra with the variables written in a nice cursive hand.
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I would scratch 14 x 18 on a napkin (252...can almost do that in my head) and divide by 100...but that's just me.

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Well, since I'm only paying for my own meal, and not tipping on the sales tax, the 18% tip would be 2.5, rounded down from 2.511. Confession: I did it with a calculator. Looking at the slide rule I got cross-eyed.
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I love writing in cursive. In 10 years it's going to be viewed as a secret squirrel coded language that only a few of us will be able to understand :-)
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I love writing in cursive. In 10 years it's going to be viewed as a secret squirrel coded language that only a few of us will be able to understand :-)
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OK Walt, here is an easy one.

you plus 2 of your bodies go to the early bird special. The Entree Combo is 13.95, and includes your drink. Sales tax is 6.5%. You wish to leave an 18% tip. How much do you leave on the table?

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