Posted by k on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 5:59pm.
You purchase a shirt for $8.50. There is a 6% sales tax. Your total cost will be
how can i solve this?
- math - Ms. Sue, Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:10pm
$8.50 * 1.06 = ?
- math - k, Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:20pm
how did u get the 1.06?
6% i move the % sign moved the decimal 2 place to left 0.06?
- math - Ms. Sue, Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:33pm
Right. 6% = 0.06
You could multiply 0.06 * 8.50 to find the tax. Then you can add the tax to the original price.
- math - Madenah, Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 12:36pm
Cost price = $8.50
Sales tax = 6% x 8.50
0.06 x 8.50 = $0.51
Total cost = Cost price + Sales tax
= $8.50 + $0.51 = $9.01
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