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If the retail tax rate is 5 cents for every 1 dollar you spend, how much tax would you pay for a \$0.15 item?

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A tax of \$0.05 on every dollar is 5%.

Multiply:

0.05 * 0.15 = 0.0075

0.0075 is rounded up to \$0.01 or 1 cent for a 15 cent purchase.

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Your total is \$0.16 or 16 cents.

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Thank you, I was very confused on how to solve it.

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