# math

Laundry- detergent \$7.99 T Flower- bouquet \$3.99 T, A grocery store receipt shows 5% state tax due on laundry detergent and a flower bouquet. Does it matter whether the tax is calculated on each separate item or the total cost? Explain.

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1. 7.99 * 0.05 = 0.3995 = \$0.40 tax
3.99 * 0.05 = 0.1995 = \$0.20 tax
____________________ = \$0.60 total tax

0.05(7.99 + 3.99) = 0.599 = \$0.60 total tax

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