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You purchase a shirt for $8.50. There is a 6% sales tax. Your total cost will be

A. $8.55
B. $8.98

C. $9.01

D. $13.60

how can i solve this?

  • math -

    Multiply:

    $8.50 * 1.06 = ?

  • math -

    how did u get the 1.06?

    6% i move the % sign moved the decimal 2 place to left 0.06?

  • math -

    Right. 6% = 0.06

    You could multiply 0.06 * 8.50 to find the tax. Then you can add the tax to the original price.

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    C. $9.01
    Cost price = $8.50
    Sales tax = 6% x 8.50
    0.06 x 8.50 = $0.51

    Total cost = Cost price + Sales tax
    = $8.50 + $0.51 = $9.01

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