# SOLUTION: Please help me fund the answer to this question : Describe and correct the error in finding the total cost of a \$49 meal with 6% sales tax and an 18% tip. Toatal Cost = 49 + (0.

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 Question 555545: Please help me fund the answer to this question : Describe and correct the error in finding the total cost of a \$49 meal with 6% sales tax and an 18% tip. Toatal Cost = 49 + (0.6 + 0.18)(49) = 49 + (0.78)(49) = \$87.22 Answer by richard1234(5390)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!6% is .06, not .6; replace the .6 with .06 and simplify.