Part 1: Celebration!
You and three friends will be going out to eat at your favorite restaurant!

Each of you will order three items of your choice. You will also need to leave a tip. If you split the bill evenly among all four of you, how much will each person need to contribute?

Locate a menu for your favorite restaurant and pick three items for yourself and each friend. Make sure all or some of the items differ for each person.
List the restaurant name, items, and prices in a table like the one below.
In the column labeled Subtotal, determine the cost of each person’s order.
The customary tip is 20% of the total bill. In the column labeled Tip, calculate the amount of tip each person should leave.
In the column labeled Total Bill, determine the total of each person’s order, including the tip.
Restaurant name:

Names Item 1 Price Item 2 Price Item 3 Price Subtotal Tip Total Bill
Your name
Friend #1
Friend #2
Friend #3
Part 2: Questions
Answer the following questions, showing all work:

What is the total cost of the entire bill (all four meals), including tip?

Write an expression using fractions to show how to determine the amount that each person will pay. Then calculate each person's contributions showing all steps in long division.

If each person paid an equal amount, who would save the most money? Explain your reasoning using at least two complete sentences.

1 Answer

  • Answer: All four friends would have to share paying the tip and the total so all of them would pay 1/4 of the bill and 1/4 of the tip

    Step-by-step explanation: divide the bill and tip between the 4 friends and you get 1/4 which is how much of the bill and tip that all you and the friends have to pay