Thursday

January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015

Posted by **Megan** on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 4:59pm.

- Pre-Algebra -
**helper**, Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 8:26pmx = orig cost without tax

0.055x = orig cost with tax

x + 0.055x = $179.35

1.055x = 179.35

x = 170.00 orig cost

170.00 - 170.00(0.10) = new cost with coupon without tax

170.00 - 17.00 = 153.00 new cost no tax

153.00 (0.055)tax = 8.42 tax

153.00 + 8.42 = 161.42 new total cost

179.35 - 161.42 = 17.93 savings

please check

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - Find the sales tax rate in your area. Using this tax rate, write a linear...

math - Hannah had dinner at her favorite restaurant. If the sales rate is 4% and...

math (sales tax) - Jill bought supplies at a hardware store that cost $41.75. If...

algebra 2 - a store is offering a discount of 30% on a suit. There is a sales ...

algebra 2 - can you answer this question? a store is offering a discount of 30% ...

Accounting - Given the following information for the fiscal year ended June 30, ...

Economics - Suppose that your state raises its sales tax from 5 percent to 6 ...

Economics - Suppose that your state raises its sales tax from 5 percent to 6 ...

math - Mr. Jaskson's lunch cost $8.00 plus 8% sales tax. He tipped the server ...

algebra - find sales tax in your area --(6%). using tax rate, write a linear ...