Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.6 Solving Application Problems with Percent - 6.6 Exercises - Page 442: 27


The total cost of 6 skillets is $203.93.

Work Step by Step

Total cost includes the price of the skillet multiplied by 6, sales tax on that amount at a rate of 5%, and the cost of shipping based on the cost of the skillets. $c=6*29.99=179.94$ $t=(0.05)(179.94)=9.00$ shipping is 14.99 for items costing 100.00 or more $tc=179.94+9.00+14.99=203.93$
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