math

After sales tax is added the total cost of 58.00 dollars purchade is 61.48 dollars What is the sales tax rate on the purchase?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 141
  1. (61.48 - 58) / 58 = ?

    Multiply the decimal answer by 100 to get the percent.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    👩‍🏫
    Ms. Sue

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. business math

    Samantha Vega gross weekly salary is 600 dollars her weekly federal withholding is 35 dollars . the Social Security tax is 6.2 percent of the first 90,000 . the Medicare tax is 1.45 percent of gross pay. this state tax is 1.5

  2. algebra 1

    An item costs c dollars and 6% sales tax is charged The total cost including sales tax is given by the expression 1.06c you are buying a skateboard that cost $75 what is the cost of the skateboard

  3. math please help ms.sue

    MegaMart collects a sales tax equal to 1/16 of the retail price of each purchase and sends this money to the state government. a. Is the amount of tax collected proportional to the cost of an item before tax is added? b. Is the

  4. math

    An item has a listed price of $65 . If the sales tax rate is 9% , how much is the sales tax (in dollars)?

  1. 7th grade Math

    MegaMart collects a sales tax equal to 1/16 of the retail price of each purchase and sends this money tp the state government. a. Is the amount of tax collected proportional to the cost of an item before tax is added? b. Is the

  2. calculus

    Suppose that the sales at Borders bookstores went from 68 million dollars in 1990 to 427 million dollars in 1995 . Find an exponential function to model the sales (in millions of dollars) as a function of years,t, since 1990.

  3. math

    An item costs c dollars and 6% sales tax is charged. The total cost including sales tax is given by the expression 1.06c. You are buying a skateboard that costs $75. What is the cost of the skateboard including sales tax?

  4. maths

    A television costs 270.25 dollars including 15% tax. How much of the cost is tax?

  1. Algebra

    An item has a listed price of $70. If the sales tax is 6%. How much is sales tax (in dollars)? 70*.06 $4.2 $4.20?

  2. math

    A pair of shoes with a manufacturer's price of $80 is marked up 115% and then sold to a customer at 65% off the mark up price. If a 10% tax is added to this cost, then the total price the customer paid for the shoes, in dollars,

  3. math

    A group of friends went to lunch. The bill, before sales tax and tip, was $37.50 . A sales tax of 8% was added. The group then tipped 18% on the amount after the sales tax was added. What was the amount, in dollars, of the sales

  4. Math

    **=answer To adopt a dog from an animal shelter, you must pay $80 for vaccinations, $65 to spay or neuter the dog, and $50 for a wellness exam by a veterinarian. a. Write an expression in simplest form that represents the amount

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.