How to Calculate a Tip


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What is a 15% tip on a bill of $80?

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1. What is a 20% tip on a bill of $228.19?

2. If you have a restaurant bill of $47, what would your total payment (for bill and tip) be if service was average, and you wanted to give a 15% tip?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The printable worksheet and interactive quiz can serve to drill you in tip calculation as it is more fully explained in the accompanying lesson. You'll need to be familiar with percentages and the rationale used to arrive at an appropriate amount to tip.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

All of the practice questions have you performing calculations to arrive at tips of various amounts and in one case splitting the cost evenly among diners. In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • 15% tip on an $80 bill
  • 20% tip on a bill of $228.19
  • Calculating the total bill with a 15% tip
  • Company policy and tipping
  • Tipping on a $58 bill split evenly with a dining companion

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on calculating a tip
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of tipping
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve various tip calculation practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about tip calculation, review the accompanying lesson entitled How to Calculate a Tip. The lesson focuses on the following objectives:

  • Explain the purpose of a tip
  • Discuss customary tip amounts and what they might reflect
  • Comment on the amount of a tip in relation to the tax that might be added to the bill