# math

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i have \$30.00 to spend on a dress the sales tax is 5%.About (estimate)how much can the dress cost if i want to spend all my money? ---need an answer ive done this over and over but confused on the estimate part.

30.00 x.005%= 29.50
but what is the estimate have to do with it?

• math -

5% = 0.05 -- not .005

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