Subject: Ratios

Name: louise

Who is asking: Student Level: All

Question:
there are 3 people and they decide to share their tips (working in a restaurant) ann gets 180 tony 130 peter 90 total amount is 36 what share should they get.

Hi Louise,

If they are each to receive the same fraction of their bills as tips, say the fraction is p, then

Ann will receive 180p
Tony will receive 130p, and
Peter will receive 90p

Since the total of the tips is 36,

180p + 130p + 90p = 36 Solve for p and then find each person's share.
(I think they should move to a better class restaurant. These tips are pretty small.)

Cheers,
Penny
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