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: 38

Answer

sales tax = 5.46 dollars total price = 70.46 dollars

Work Step by Step

sales tax= tax rate $\times$purchase price price sales tax =8.4%$\times$ 65 sales tax=0.084$\times$65=5.46 write 8.4% as 0.084 total price=purchase price + sales tax = 65+ 5.46 = 70.46
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