How to split a check: Evenly or itemize?
It's the sobering finale to every raucous restaurant meal: the arrival of the check. But do you prefer to split the cost evenly or should each person pay their own share? Two CNN staffers argue the case for and against. A CASE FOR THE EVEN SPLIT New York-based Channon Hodge is now a video producer for CNN but spent 10 years waiting tables in New York City's eat-or-be-eaten restaurant scene. Despite her disdain for splitting checks, she actually loves math and hopes no math teacher takes her argument the wrong way. Math is great.