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I need help finding discounts and sales tax.Please write out the steps so I fully can undestand the concept
Thank You!!

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You buy a shirt for \$19.99. The sales tax is 6.5%.

Step 1:

Change 6.5% to its equivalent decimal by moving the decimal point two places to the left.

6.5% = 0.065

2. Multiply the cost of the shirt by 0.065.

19.99 * 0.065 = 1.299 = \$1.30 tax

3. To find the total cost,
Add 19.99 + 1.30 = ?

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