Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 7 - Section 7.5 - Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount - Exercise Set: 36

Answer

sales tax= 19.44 total price= 262.44

Work Step by Step

sales tax = tax rate $\times$purchase price price sales tax = 8%$\times$ 243 sales tax = 0.08$\times$243 = 19.44 \ write 8% as 0.08 total price = purchase price +sales tax = 243 + 19.44 = 262.44 dollars
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