Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 7 - Section 7.5 - Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount - Exercise Set: 16

Answer

sales tax =12.03 total price = 197.03

Work Step by Step

sales tax = tax rate $\times$ purchase price sales tax=6.5%$\times$(35 + 55 +95) sales tax=6.5%$\times$(185) sales tax=0.065$\times$(185) write 6.5% as 0.065 sales tax = 12.025 total price = purchase price + sales tax=185 + 12.025 = 197.025
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