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 - Exercise Set: 37

Answer

sales tax = 3.08 dollars total price = 59.08 dollars

Work Step by Step

sales tax= tax rate $\times$purchase price price sales tax =5.5%$\times$ 56 sales tax=0.055$\times$56 = 3.08 write 5.5% as 0.055 total price=purchase price +sales tax = 56 + 3.08= 59.08
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