Math

__________ tax is a tax calculated on the subtotal of your bill.

Sales ***

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Income

To find just the tax amount of a given subtotal, you would ___________________.

multiply by the sum of one and the sales tax rate

multiply by the sales tax rate ***

add the sales tax rate

You are at the grocery store and you purchase 2 whole chickens for $12.99 each.  Sales tax is 6%.  What is the total you will pay?

$15.59 ***

$27.54

$13.77

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  1. The first two are right., The last answer is wrong.

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  2. is the last one b?

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  3. Yes, b.

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  4. can you help me with 3 more, ms sue?

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  5. Sure, :-)

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  6. You are in "Car Parts USA" buying some oil filters. The original price is $6.99, but you have a coupon for $3.00 off. Sales tax is 6%. What is your total amount you will pay for the filter?

    $3.18 ***

    $4.23

    $10.59

    You are at a convenience store picking up some iced tea. You see that tea is on sale for, "Buy one get one half off". If the tea normally costs $2.39 and you want four, what will be the subtotal?

    $4.78

    $9.56

    $7.17 ***

    You buy 2 gallons of paint from the hardware store for a home project. The paint normally costs $13.50/ gallon, but there is a sale for 3/$36. If sales tax is 6% and we can still get the sale price for two gallons, what would the total cost be?

    $25.44

    $28.62 ***

    $38.16

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  7. The second is right. The other two are wrong.

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  8. 1. b
    3. d

    is that correct?

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  9. One of your new answers is right and one is wrong.

    Please reread and rework both problems. Do not post these questions again.

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