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Pat must pay a 6 percent state sales tax and a 2 percent city sales tax on school supplies. If the price of the supplies tax before taxes is $30.00, what is the total amount tha Pat must pay In Sales tax?

A $0.25
B $0.90
C $1.80
D $2.40
E $2.60

  • Math -

    30 * 0.08 = $2.40

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    Hi um where did the 0.80 come from?

  • Math -

    I don't know. My figure was 0.08.

    2% = 0.02
    6% = 0.06

    0.02 + 0.06 = 0.08

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