# math

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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?

• math -

8 1/4 cents per dollar = 0.0825

8 * 0.0825 = 0.66

Or -- you could do it this way.

8 1/4 * 8 = 64 8/4 = 66 cents

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\$0.50

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