Posted by **RJ** on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 9:30pm.

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?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 9:36pm
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.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 9:48pm
Your total is $0.16 or 16 cents.

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**RJ**, Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 9:50pm
Thank you, I was very confused on how to solve it.

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**katie**, Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 11:49am
i need help on my end of the year exam can you help me on inputs ouputs

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**patty**, Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 5:26pm
can you tell me what 3rd to the fifth power is

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