#### Answer

tax 5.09
total price 64.99

#### Work Step by Step

sales tax = tax rate $\times$ purchase price
sales tax = 8.5% $\times$59.90 = 0.085 $\times$ 59.50 =5.0915 $\approx$ 5.09
The sales tax is 5.09dollars.
total price = purchase price + sales tax
total price =59.90 + 5.09=64.99
The sales tax on 59.90 dollars is 5.09 dollars,and the total price is 64.99 dollars.