Posted by lilly on .
Loretta bought a new computer for $1849
a new printer for $159 and a new software for $289 incudeing tax. She plans to make equal payments of 10% of the total amount. What is a resonable amount for each payment?
A. $20
B.$23
C.$23
D.$2100

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Ms. Sue,
I'll be glad to check your answer.

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lilly,
how do I do it?

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Ms. Sue,
Add the amounts of her purchases. Multiply the sum by 0.1

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lilly,
$230 would I have to put it in like proportion to like show my work?

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Ms. Sue,
230 is right. We can't use a proportion to do this problem.
Follow the directions I gave you to show your work.