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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?

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The easiest way to solve this problem is to change the fraction to a decimal. 8 1/4 cents = \$0.0825.

Then multiply: 8 * 0.0825 = 0.66

Add: \$8.00 + 0.66 = Total cost of shirt

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