## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.4 Problems Solving with Metric Measurement - 7.4 Exercises - Page 508: 14

$\approx \$27.10$#### Work Step by Step First we find the total wood length with consistent units:$85~cm*\frac{1~m}{100~cm}=0.85~m1.3*2+0.85*2=4.3~m$Next we multiply by the per-meter price:$4.3~m*\frac{\$5.89}{1~m}\approx\$25.33$Next, we include the sales tax of 7%:$\$25.33*1.07=\$27.103\approx \$27.10$

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