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 - Practice: 1

Answer

tax 5.09 total price 64.99

Work Step by Step

sales tax = tax rate $\times$ purchase price sales tax = 8.5% $\times$59.90 = 0.085 $\times$ 59.50 =5.0915 $\approx$ 5.09 The sales tax is 5.09dollars. total price = purchase price + sales tax total price =59.90 + 5.09=64.99 The sales tax on 59.90 dollars is 5.09 dollars,and the total price is 64.99 dollars.
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