Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.6 Solving Application Problems with Percent - 6.6 Exercises - Page 440: 28

Answer

Total cost of the towels is $79.19.

Work Step by Step

Total cost includes the price of the towels multiplied by 5, sales tax on that amount at a rate of 5%, and the cost of shipping based on the cost of the towels. $c=12.99\times5=64.95$ $t=64.95\times0.05=3.25$ Shipping is 10.99 for items costing between 50.01 and 70.00. $tc=64.95+3.25+10.99=79.19$
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