Posted by jessica on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 1:45pm.
heather is buying a tshirt for $8. sales tax is 8 1/4 cents per dollar. how much will heather pay in sales tax on her purchase?
a)$0.0825
b)$0.33
c)$0.50
D)$0.66
e)$0.75

math  Writeacher, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 1:52pm
Multiply:
8 x .0825 = ??

math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 1:53pm
8 1/4 cents is $.0825.
Multiply $.0825 by $8. What answer do you get?

math  jessica, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 3:15pm
i got 0.0825

math  Writeacher, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 3:23pm
0.0825 is how you express the tax percentage in the problem. Multiply that number by 8 to find out how much tax she paid.
How much do you get? It's not 0.0825!
=)

math  jessica, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 3:25pm
i got 0.66

math  Comptons Lady, Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 6:00pm
Q: well how did you get 81/4 to .0825?
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