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During a clothing store’s Bargain Days, the regular price for T-shirts is discounted by $5. There is a state sales tax of 5%, and the $5 discount is applied before the sales tax is calculated.
Write a rule for the function p(r) that expresses the final price p of a T-shirt with the discount applied and sales tax added.
How much would you pay during Bargain Days for a shirt regularly priced at $15.50?

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  1. Pr=(RP-5)(1.05) RP is regular price.
    Pr=(15.50-5)(1.05)=11.03

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  2. a. P(r) = (P - 5) + 0.05(P-5) = 1.05(P-5). P = regular price.

    b. Pr = 1.05(P-5) = 1.05(15.50-5) = $11.03.

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  3. Thnxss!

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