Mathematics
Leiah
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Andy's total bill for lunch is $20. The cost of the drink is 15% of the total bill and the rest is the cost of the food. What percent of the total bill did Andy's food cost? What was the cost of his food? This is 6th grade math, the lesson is problem solving percents PLZ explain how u found the answer Thank You!!

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jdynes1

Subtract 15% from 100%, equalling 85%. 85% of the total bill is the cost of Andy's food. Find 85% of $20 by multiplying 85 by 20 and dividing by 100. The food cost $17.

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