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math (sales tax)
Jill bought supplies at a hardware store that cost $41.75. If she paid sales tax of $1.67, what was the sales tax rate?: * 5.5% 5.0% 4.5% 4.0% Please explain, thanks.
September 22, 2007 by anonymous

Math
please check my answer thanks :) The sales tax is 7% The purchase including sales tax is $676.24 what was tha total amount of sales tax ? I got $47.34
November 27, 2007 by Alarena

Math
Midtown Antiques collects 4% sales tax on all sales. If total sales including tax are $1058.30, find the portion that is the tax. Round your answer to the nearest cent. A)$40.70 B)$42.33 C)$1017.60 D)$30.70 E) none of the above
January 31, 2010 by Robbie

Sales tax
tom paid 695.5 for a tv when 7% sales tax was included in that price what was the price of the tv before the tax and how much sales tax did tom pay? You can set it up this way: 1.07x = 695.5 x = _______ That will tell you the price of the TV. The difference between 695.5 and ...
April 13, 2007 by Arkuk

math
A group of friends went to lunch. The bill, before sales tax and tip, was $37.50 . A sales tax of 8% was added. The group then tipped 18% on the amount after the sales tax was added. What was the amount, in dollars, of the sales tax? What was the total amount the group paid, ...
March 27, 2014 by **please help**

math (ugh)
Jermaine had dinner at his favorite restaurant. It the sales tax rate is 4% & the sales tax on the meal was $1.25, what was the total cost of the meal, including sales tax and a 15% tip
January 13, 2009 by brianna

MATH
If the sales tax on an item is 7%, the sales tax on an item costing d dollars can be found by the expression .07d. Determine the sales tax on a compact disk that cost $15.99.
February 23, 2013 by TASHA

Computer Science
Design a program that will ask the user to enter the amount of a purchase. The program should the compute the state and county sales tax. Assume the state sales tax is 4 percent and the county sales tax is 2 percent. The program should display the amount of the purchase, the ...
May 17, 2012 by AB

math
how do I compute sales tax? $1,367.85. sales tax rate is 5.75%. also, how do I add in city tax?
December 9, 2007 by Diana

Java Programming
I'm a beginner to Java and I need to know how to do the following: Write a program that will ask the user to enter the amount of a purchase. The program should then compute the state and county sales tax. Assume the state sales tax is 4 percent and the county sales tax is 2 ...
October 31, 2010 by P

Compter programing Design
Design a program that will ask the user to enter the amount of a purchase. The program should the compute the state and county sales tax. Assume the state sales tax is 4 percent and the county sales tax is 2 percent. The program should display the amount of the purchase, the ...
October 18, 2010 by BJ

math
zoomer bix plans to but a microcomputer that costs $690, excluding sales tax. if the sales tax rate is 5 1/2% how much tax will zoomer have to pay
January 10, 2013 by sabrina

math
A community is considering increasing the sales tax rate 0.5% to fund a new sports arena. If the tax rate is raised, how much more will you pay in sales tax on $500?
February 26, 2013 by betsy

math
Hannah had dinner at her favorite restaurant. If the sales rate is 4% and the sales tax on the meal came to $1.25, what was the total cost of the meal, including sales tax and a 20% tip?
April 26, 2008 by kevin

Math
Pat must pay a 6 percent state sales tax and a 2 percent city sales tax on school supplies. If the price of the supplies tax before taxes is $30.00, what is the total amount tha Pat must pay In Sales tax? A $0.25 B $0.90 C $1.80 D $2.40 E $2.60
July 30, 2013 by Anonymous

Sales Tax
A video games price was 90$. The store offered 10% discount. How much did a costumer pay if there was a 8% sales tax on the selling price? 10% of $90 = a (90 x .10) $90 - a = b b x .08 = sales tax To add to what Writeacher said, Multiply b x 1.08 and that will give you the ...
April 14, 2007 by Anonymous

Math
1)A bakery can sell muffins for $1 each. If it costs the bakery $5 to make 20 muffins, what percent of the money made from muffins sales is profit? 2) A community is considering increasing the sales tax rate 0.5% to fund a new sports arena. If the tax rate is raised, how much ...
February 26, 2013 by Betsy

Math
A watch cost $75.99. If the sales tax rate is 6.25%, what is the amount of sales tax? Please show work or the explanation you used!
May 28, 2011 by Jennie

math
The sales tax on an item costing $236 is $28.20. What is the sales tax rate to nearest tenth? Write ratio equation and solve it!
September 10, 2009 by Carah

MATH
A shirt cost $7.80. What is the price of the item after a 10% increase with sales tax? (Sales Tax: 7.5%)
January 9, 2014 by Dakota

math
An item costs c dollars and 6% sales tax is charged. The total cost including sales tax is given by the expression 1.06c. You are buying a skateboard that costs $75. What is the cost of the skateboard including sales tax?
August 20, 2012 by Cierra

math
Sam brought a stereo or a total of $ 676.24 including state saes tax. the state sales tax rate is 7%. what was hte total amout of sales tax on the stero
August 28, 2012 by no name

Math please check answer
Amy bought a computer for a total of $676.24 In the state where she lives the sales tax is 7% What is the amount of her sales tax ? I got $44.24
November 29, 2007 by Mercie

math
estimate the sales tax and final cost of a book that costs $12.99 with a sales tax of 6%
January 23, 2013 by shana

math
For its fleet of trucks, Overland Transport, Inc., purchased 580 tires rated at 50 pounds each. The tires had a retail price of $85 each. The sales tax in 4.5%, and the federal excise tax is $0.15 per pound. A. What are the amount of sales tax per tire and the total sales tax...
April 8, 2014 by Kik

math
For its fleet of trucks, Overland Transport, Inc., purchased 580 tires rated at 50 pounds each. The tires had a retail price of $85 each. The sales tax in 4.5%, and the federal excise tax is $0.15 per pound. A. What are the amount of sales tax per tire and the total sales tax...
April 8, 2014 by Kik

math
For its fleet of trucks, Overland Transport, Inc., purchased 580 tires rated at 50 pounds each. The tires had a retail price of $85 each. The sales tax in 4.5%, and the federal excise tax is $0.15 per pound. A. What are the amount of sales tax per tire and the total sales tax...
April 9, 2014 by Kik

government(taxes)
I am looking for a list of California state taxes. So far this all I have: 1) Sales Tax 2) Trash tax 3) Electricity tax 4) State income tax 5) Gasoline tax 6) Property tax 7) Federal telephone excise tax 8) Excise tax 9) social security tax 10) environmental tax 11) gift tax ...
August 3, 2008 by lou

Computer Programming Design
Design a program that will ask the user to enter the amount of a purchase. The program should then compute the state and county tax. Assume the state sales tax is 4 percent (.04) and the county tax is 2 percent (.02). The program should display the amount of the purchase, the ...
May 2, 2009 by Dornica

math
Mr. Jaskson's lunch cost $8.00 plus 8% sales tax. He tipped the server 15% of total bill after sales tax was added. How much did Mr. Jackson spend in all?
February 26, 2012 by erica

math
How are sales tax and discounts figured? specifically socks @ $2.99 and 5.5% sales tax
September 12, 2010 by dani

math
the sales tax is 6% and the item is $110.00. How much do I add for sales tax?
May 19, 2013 by arline

Quick Math-Plz
Can you help me with these prices? 1. $38.95 find Price of item with sales tax: 2.$91.63 Price of item after a 20% discount plus sales tax: 3.$5.99 Price of item after a 10% increase with sales tax:
December 15, 2013 by Princess Anna

Math !...
Hi, Can You Please Help Me? What is the amount of sales tax owed on a $39 jacket if the tax rate is 5%? $1.85 $1.90 $1.95 $195.00 (my answer) A flower arrangement was marked down 12.5%. If the flowers originally cost $20, what is the amount of the discount? $2.40 $2.50 $2.05 $...
January 28, 2013 by Anonymous

math
heather is buying a t-shirt for $8. sales tax is 8 1/4 cents per dollar. how much will heather pay in sales tax on her purchase? a)$0.0825 b)$0.33 c)$0.50 D)$0.66 e)$0.75
October 3, 2007 by jessica

math
heather is bying a t shirt for 8 dollars. sales tax is 8 1/4 cents per dollar. how much will heather pay in sales tax on her purchase?
June 20, 2011 by elsa

math
tom bought a computer for 15% off from the list price of p dollars. if the sales tax was 8%, how much did he pay for the computer including sales tax?
October 30, 2013 by yusuf

math
Heather is buying a T-Shirt for $8. Sales tax is 8 1/4 cents per dollar. How much will Heather pay in sales tax on her purchase?
August 7, 2008 by keanna

math
Heather is buying a T-Shirt for $8. Sales tax is 8 1/4 cents per dollar. How much will Heather pay in sales tax on her purchase?
September 19, 2008 by heather

math
a library was mistakenly charged sales tax on an order of children's books, the invoice, including 5% sales tax, was for $1323. how much should the library have been charge?
August 21, 2012 by ravi

Java progamming 1
I want the program to ask for and get the price of a book from a user. The program will then multiply the price by 7% sales tax and display both the sales tax and final price of the book (price + sales tax) on the screen. using Netbeans
February 11, 2013 by newton

bookkeeping
recieved a check for 154.72 for unassembled products includes 8.06 sales tax and 12.30 in transportation what is the entry for the transaction in the sales dept.a sales credit? (a)132.33 (b)134.36 (c)152.72 (d)154.69 my answer is b received a payment for 3296.87 in unassembled...
April 6, 2012 by susue

math
alexis sells stuffed animals.she sells a stuffed elephant for $34.95,and the sales tax is 8% of the sales price.about how much is the sales tax on the elephant?
March 23, 2011 by jasmine

sales tax
swaetshirts are on sale for 26 dollars and are 15% off. what is the sales price before tax
April 26, 2008 by kc

Math :(
Can someone plz explain how to do this math project, Plz give me some examples! Directions: For this project, you will visit an online marketplace website and choose three different products that you might want. For each product, you should provide a description of the item ...
December 15, 2013 by Princess Anna

Texas Government
the excise tax on gasoline is an example of a tax based on a benefit received rather than on the ability to pay. a. yes b. no This is obviously Yes since in the book it says >> For many governments the primary source of revenue is taxes, which in turn can take many forms...
November 23, 2011 by HM

math
Find the sales tax rate in your area. Using this tax rate, write a linear equation representing the total with tax for a purchase of x dollars. Use this equation to determine what the pre-tax cost of the item is if the total cost with tax is $10.
May 31, 2010 by Heather

math
A sales tax of 6% of the cost of a car is added to the purchase price of $29,500. What is the total cost of the car, including sales tax
May 7, 2011 by Tevya

math
Juan bought a pair of sandals for $110.00. He needs to pay the 8% sales tax. How much will Juan pay in sales tax?
November 30, 2012 by !!PLEASE ANSWER!!!

Math
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? Please Help Me!!
December 27, 2012 by X(

Math
What is the FCIA tax (assuming a 7.05% rate) on a weekly paycheck of $398.00? What is the sales tax of 5% on a purchase of $6.71? What is the property tax of 1.6% on property assessed at $60,000? Please help i am very stuck on these!!!!
January 12, 2010 by Ed

math
2. The sales tax rate applied to all purchases within a state was 0.04 (4 percent) throughout 2006 but increased to 0.05 (5 percent) during all of 2007. The state government collected all taxes due, but its tax revenues were equal to $40 million each year. What happened to ...
June 20, 2013 by tony

math
sales tax directions: find the total cost or sale price to the nearest cent? 1500 computer;7%discount Subtract 7% of $1500 from the price. This is the same thning as taking 93% of $1500. Your question mentions sales tax but you do not provide a rate for that.
February 26, 2007 by brenton

algebra
The price of a pair of shoes is $63.20. The sales tax rate is 4.5 percent. How much sales tax would you pay if you bought these shoes?
March 17, 2012 by lol

math
whats 70.00 the selling price (this part percent whole) sales tax 5 percent so whats the sales tax
February 1, 2013 by kiana

Economics
Suppose that your state raises its sales tax from 5 percent to 6 percent. The state revenue commissioner forecasts a 20 percent increase in sales tax revenue. Is this plausible? Explain. I would think not, because wouldn't the increase in sales tax shut out some people who do ...
November 14, 2006 by Mary

Economics
Suppose that your state raises its sales tax from 5 percent to 6 percent. The state revenue commissioner forecasts a 20 percent increase in sales tax revenue. Is this plausible? Explain. I would think not, because wouldn't the increase in sales tax shut out some people who do ...
November 17, 2006 by Marry

logic and design
You have been contracted by a local antique store to design an algorithm determining the total purchases and sales tax. According to the store owner, the user will need to see the subtotal, the sales tax amount, and the total purchase amount. A customer is purchasing four ...
January 15, 2012 by EJ

math
An advertisement states that 8 thermometers cost 12.42 minus a 3% disc. Dr. wants to order a dozen to take advantage of the savings sales tax is 5%. What would the cost be? I divided 8 into 12.42 wich gives you 1.55 per thermometer 1.55 x 12 thermometers = 18.60 18.60+93 cent ...
May 9, 2010 by JOHNSON

Mathamatics
I need help figuring out these two math word porblem: 1) A sales tax of 6% of the cost of a car was added to the purchase price of $29,500. a. how much was the sales tax? b. What is the total cost of the car, including sales tax? 2) During the packaging process for oranges, ...
November 15, 2008 by Tati

7th grade math help Ms. Sue please
How do you find the sales tax of something? Here is one of my problems: The price of three dolls are $12.99. What is the price of the dolls with a 5% sales tax? Show all of your work! I cannot figure out how to put up an equation and solve this problem. Please help!
November 27, 2012 by Delilah

math
what will the sales tax of an item be when the price is $101.40 and the tax rate is 6.5%
February 28, 2012 by madea

math
The sales tax rate is 6.875% How much tax is charged on a purchase of $1600?
November 20, 2007 by Anonymous

math
Ben purchased 5 shirts for $12.95 each. How much sales tax will he pay if the tax rate is 6%?
July 22, 2012 by Brooke

Math
In a state with a 7% sales tax, how much tax must be paid on a shirt that sells for $16?
August 13, 2012 by Michelle

math
Find the amount of sales tax for a television that costs $475.00 at a 7% tax rate?
November 30, 2012 by !!PLEASE ANSWER!!!

math
the sales tax rate in fortworth, texas is 8.25%. find the tax charged on a purchased of $26.98
February 24, 2013 by ariyah

math
a man bought a number of items at a bakery totalling $10.20 ,if the sales tax was $0.51 what is the tax rate?
November 14, 2012 by alexander

math
What is the sales tax of an item worth $9.75 when the tax rate is 3%
February 28, 2012 by madea

math
What will the sales tax be when the item is $172.00 and the tax rate is 11%
February 28, 2012 by Madea

math
What is the sales tax of an item worth $9.75 when the tax rate is 3%
February 28, 2012 by madea

Math
Sales tax an item that cost $3.00 + tax rate is 6%
May 3, 2013 by Pete

Programming in Python
A customer in a store is purchasing five items. Design a program in python that asks for the price of each item, and then displays the subtotal of the sale, the amount of the sales tax , and the total. Assume the sales tax is 6 percent.
September 7, 2012 by Mona

7th grade math please check ASAP please!
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) Is my answer correct: B: Tom's cousin **I already know A, thanks for ...
December 5, 2012 by Delilah

math
Jim bought a pair of shoes for $50 and laces for $1. If the sales tax is 7%, how much tax must he pay?
October 10, 2010 by Voodoo

Math
Jim bought a pair of shoes for $50 and laces for $1. If the sales tax is 7%, how much tax must he pay?
March 2, 2011 by Stephanie

math
john bought a new mac laptop for 520.99 with 15% sales tax. what was the original price and tax?
June 18, 2012 by Taylor

tax
I have two questions relating to taxes in 2 U.S. states. 1) Why is there no sales tax in Florida? 2) In Pennsylvania, why are these goods (ex. food, clothing, shoes) charge no tax?
July 8, 2010 by AL 92

economics
income total spending $10,000 $10,000 20,000 18,000 50,000 35,000 100,000 60,000 If a sales tax of ten percent is levied on all purchases, calculate A. amoust of sales tax paid at each income level and B. the fraction f income paid in taxes at each income level Let X be pre-...
January 29, 2007 by sheela

Math
When trying to figure up sales tax on a problem how would one write it out I have searched the site some say 1.05 some say 0.05 and something about moving a decimal over 2 spaces to the left. Im not getting it Like the problem is 3 shirts is 9.99 ea we know this is $29.97 then...
September 8, 2009 by Eric

math
Maratha paid $42.40 for her sisters birthday present. this included 6% sales tax. What was the cost of the gift before tax?
November 14, 2010 by lilly

MATH
A state sales tax is levied at a rate of 7.5%. How much tax would one pay on a purchase of $550.
April 26, 2011 by Marissa G.

algebra 2
a store is offering a discount of 30% on a suit. There is a sales tax of 6%. A) using a composition of function, represent this situatio in which the discount is taken before the sales tax is applied. B) using a composition of functions represent the situation in which the ...
January 23, 2011 by carly

algebra 2
can you answer this question? a store is offering a discount of 30% on a suit. There is a sales tax of 6%. A) using a composition of function, represent this situatio in which the discount is taken before the sales tax is applied. B) using a composition of functions represent ...
November 16, 2010 by rachel

C#
Create an application that determines the total due including sales tax and shipping. Allow the user to input any number of item prices. Sales tax of 7% is charged against the total purchases. Shipping charges can be determined from the following chart. Display an itemized ...
August 11, 2013 by C#

7th grade Math
MegaMart collects a sales tax equal to 1/16 of the retail price of each purchase and sends this money tp the state government. a. Is the amount of tax collected proportional to the cost of an item before tax is added? b. Is the amount of tax collected proportional to the cost ...
October 21, 2012 by Cassidy

math please help ms.sue
MegaMart collects a sales tax equal to 1/16 of the retail price of each purchase and sends this money to the state government. a. Is the amount of tax collected proportional to the cost of an item before tax is added? b. Is the amount of tax collected proportional to the cost ...
October 21, 2012 by Cassidy

Public Finance
Your state has a retail sales tax of 10 percent but it exempts food, prescription drugs, and all services including housing services, repair services, and consumption of electricity and other public utility services. Use supply-and-demand analysis to explain how the prices of ...
February 7, 2011 by Sha

math
27% discount on one 50 inch television sales tax is 4% how much is thew after tax total? the price of the tv is $1,056.00
February 14, 2010 by shantee

programming
Write a program that asks for and reads the price of a book (it may have a decimal part), multiplies it by 7% sales tax and displays both the sales tax and final price of the book on the screen.
February 8, 2013 by Caren

math
Identify the base in the following application: The sales tax rate in a state is 7.5%. If you pay a tax of $17.50 on an item that you purchase, what is its selling price?
July 25, 2009 by unknown

math
The sales tax rate in a state is 8%. If you pay a tax of $2.50 on an item purchased, what is the selling price? Plaese identify the BASE in this problem.
July 24, 2010 by barb

math 115 #14
Identify the base in the following application: The sales tax rate in a state is 7.5%. If you pay a tax of $8.00 on an item that you purchase, what is its selling price?
December 11, 2008 by Debbie

7th grade math
1. Price of the dolls: $12.99 A. Price of the dolls with a 5% sales tax. Show all of your work! [4 points] B. A discount of 20% is applied to the dollís original price of $12.99. What is the price of the dolls with the discount applied to $12.99 + 5% tax? Show all of your work...
November 27, 2012 by Delilah

math
camera cost $730 sales tax is 8% how much tax is charged and what is the total price?round to nearest cent show steps to solve
December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

math
The price of a hair clip is .75 cents. The sales tax is 0.04 of the purchase price. How much is the sales tax on the hair clip?
December 2, 2011 by eric

math
The price of a hair clip is .75 cents. The sales tax is 0.04 of the purchase price. How much is the sales tax on the hair clip?
December 2, 2011 by eric

math
An advertisement states that eight thermometers cost $12.42 minus a 3% discount. Dr. wants to order a dozen to take advantage of the savings, sales tax is 5%. What would the cost be? Is my math right? I divided 8 by $12.42 and got $1.55 p/thermometer. 12*$1.55 would cost $18....
April 28, 2010 by debbie

math
Suppose you are turning in a receipt to your ward financial clerk for a reimbursement and unfortunately only the final amount of $57.93 is showing on the receipt. The ward clerk asks for your help to calculate how much went to state sales tax (which is currently 6%). How much ...
May 4, 2013 by emma

algebra 1
An item costs c dollars and 6% sales tax is charged The total cost including sales tax is given by the expression 1.06c you are buying a skateboard that cost $75 what is the cost of the skateboard
August 23, 2010 by Brandon

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