# math

I am not understanding this question. the retail sales tax in north Carolina is 7%. Find the total cost of a \$1210 of sofa. It is hard for me to get this answer.

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1. I think the question is asking for the total price of the sofa when the tax is added.
So.....

1210x0.07=84.7

HOPE THIS HELPS!

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posted by HAPPY
2. write as a decimal 700% can somebody tell me if 7 is the correct answer yes or no,

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