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GodBlessYou

  • 3 years ago

A plane fare including 8% in taxes and fees, is $280.80. How much are the taxes and fees?

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  1. GodBlessYou
    • 3 years ago
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    @dmezzullo

  2. dmezzullo
    • 3 years ago
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    we did this yest divide 280.80 by 8

  3. GodBlessYou
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    OHH RIGHT! sorry! xD It looked different for some reason.

  4. dmezzullo
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    its cool. tag me if u got more

  5. BluFoot
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    What?? no don't divide by 8! x + x*0.08 = 280.80 Solve for x

  6. BluFoot
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    x will the original cost. If you multiply your value of x by 0.08, that will be the taxes and fees

  7. GodBlessYou
    • 3 years ago
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    You know what the funny thing is? in mu book it says the answer is $20.80. I'm trying to figure out how they go that. :0

  8. GodBlessYou
    • 3 years ago
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    Thank you @dmezzullo

  9. GodBlessYou
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    I will :)

  10. dmezzullo
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    Np.

  11. BluFoot
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    Dmezzullo is completely wrong!!!! Look: x + x*0.08 = 280.80 1.08x = 280.80 x=260 So the original cost was 260$ Now multiply 260 by 0.08 260*0.08 = 20.8$

  12. BluFoot
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    @dmezzullo don't help people if you have no idea what you're doing, you're misleading people

  13. GodBlessYou
    • 3 years ago
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    ok Thank you this helps. :) I they meant too.:)

  14. dmezzullo
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    How am i misleading ppl explain tht to me.

  15. BluFoot
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    Dividing by 8 is completely useless, has nothing to do with the question or the answer and gives you an incorrect answer.

  16. GodBlessYou
    • 3 years ago
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    oops! sorry I meant to say i dont think he meant too.

  17. BluFoot
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    I recommend you unfan dmezzullo, @GodBlessYou, he's a fraud! :P

  18. dmezzullo
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    How am i a fraud? @BluFoot

  19. BluFoot
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    I just told you!! See my previous post about how dividing by 8 is useless

  20. dmezzullo
    • 3 years ago
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    EXPLAIN TO ME WHAT I DID WRONG! @BluFoot SINCE U KNOW EVERYTHING MR KNOW IT ALL.

  21. GodBlessYou
    • 3 years ago
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    LOl! I think they just made a mistake. Its not worth aruging over. :D

  22. dmezzullo
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    Don't u got some explaining to do @BluFoot

  23. BluFoot
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    @dmezzullo OK 280.80$ is including sales and taxes. Which means that the original price + the taxes = 280.80 so if we call the original price x then x + x*8/100 = 280.80 Solve for x and you get the original price. Multiply that value by 8, divide by 100 and you get the taxes

  24. GodBlessYou
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    I dont think your a fraud @dmezzullo :) Everyone miscalculates sometime. ;)

  25. BluFoot
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    Dividing 280.80 by 8 gives you 35.1, but the answer is 20.8. Clearly does not work

  26. BluFoot
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    It's not a miscalculation, it's a completely incorrect method of approaching the problem

  27. dmezzullo
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    Or its called im a human that makes mistakes.... Not a "Mr. Know It All Like U."

  28. dmezzullo
    • 3 years ago
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    @SWAG wat would u say bout this? Tiny mistake?

  29. GodBlessYou
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    Hey! SWAG just changed his picture! lol! :)

  30. SWAG
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    @GodBlessYou Yes i did & @BluFoot No need to be rude to @dmezzullo

  31. GodBlessYou
    • 3 years ago
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    Can we be done with this ong drawn out discussion? lol:D Thank you for your guys help! I am going to try to write this our and figure it out. :)

  32. GodBlessYou
    • 3 years ago
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    i mean long discussion sorry.

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