Question

A waiter income consist of his salary and tips. During one week his tips were 4/5 of his salary. What portion of his income came from tips?

A 4/9 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B 1/2 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C 5/9 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D 5/8 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

Let salary of waiter be = x Then his tips = x× 4/5 = 4x/5 Total income = x+ 4x/5 = 9x/5 Portion of income come from tips = (4x/5)/(9x/5) = 4/9

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