Posted by **jessica** on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 1:45pm.

heather is buying a t-shirt 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

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**Writeacher**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 1:52pm
Multiply:

8 x .0825 = ??

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 1:53pm
8 1/4 cents is $.0825.

Multiply $.0825 by $8. What answer do you get?

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

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**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!

=)

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

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

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