Posted by RJ on .
If the retail tax rate is 5 cents for every 1 dollar you spend, how much tax would you pay for a $0.15 item?

5th grade  Math 
Ms. Sue,
A tax of $0.05 on every dollar is 5%.
Multiply:
0.05 * 0.15 = 0.0075
0.0075 is rounded up to $0.01 or 1 cent for a 15 cent purchase. 
5th grade  Math 
Ms. Sue,
Your total is $0.16 or 16 cents.

5th grade  Math 
RJ,
Thank you, I was very confused on how to solve it.

5th grade  Math 
katie,
i need help on my end of the year exam can you help me on inputs ouputs

5th grade  Math 
patty,
can you tell me what 3rd to the fifth power is