February 25, 2017

Homework Help: 7th grade math only 2 questions Ms, Sue please

Posted by Delilah on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 6:52pm.

Tom buys a shirt for $22.00 plus 7% sales tax. His cousin buys a shirt for $18.00 plus 4% sales tax.

a. How much do Tom and his cousin pay for the shirts? Show your work.
b. Who spent more on tax? (3 points)

In 2000, the circulation of a local newspaper was 3,250. In 2001, its circulation was 3,640. In 2002, the circulation was 4,100.

a. Find the percent of increase in the newspaper’s circulation from 2000 to 2001 and from 2001 to 2002.
b. Which period had a higher percent of increase, 2000 to 2001, or 2001 to 2002? (3 points)

I need help solving these problems. I need to show my work, but I don't really know the steps to solve these problems. Thanks so much.

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