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Posted by **Raymond** on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 12:16pm.

(a)$ 485.30 (b)$ 48.53 (c)$ 358.70

(d)$ 460 (e)$ 406

I cant figure out how to solve this problem but what i did was added the 120 and 340 and multiplied it by the tax rate and im not getting an answer shown for the choices so i am doing something wrong so can you lead me towards the right direction to get the right answer

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 12:19pm120 + 340 = 460

460 * 1.055 = 485.30

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**Quidditch**, Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 12:21pmAdding the items gives

$460

The tax on that at 5.5%

=0.055*$460

=?

Add the tax to the cost of the items.

That value is one of the choices given.

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