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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?
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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dmezzullo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2we did this yest divide 280.80 by 8

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1OHH RIGHT! sorry! xD It looked different for some reason.

dmezzullo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2its cool. tag me if u got more

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What?? no don't divide by 8! x + x*0.08 = 280.80 Solve for x

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x will the original cost. If you multiply your value of x by 0.08, that will be the taxes and fees

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You 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

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thank you @dmezzullo

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Dmezzullo 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$

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@dmezzullo don't help people if you have no idea what you're doing, you're misleading people

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok Thank you this helps. :) I they meant too.:)

dmezzullo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2How am i misleading ppl explain tht to me.

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Dividing by 8 is completely useless, has nothing to do with the question or the answer and gives you an incorrect answer.

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oops! sorry I meant to say i dont think he meant too.

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I recommend you unfan dmezzullo, @GodBlessYou, he's a fraud! :P

dmezzullo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2How am i a fraud? @BluFoot

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just told you!! See my previous post about how dividing by 8 is useless

dmezzullo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2EXPLAIN TO ME WHAT I DID WRONG! @BluFoot SINCE U KNOW EVERYTHING MR KNOW IT ALL.

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1LOl! I think they just made a mistake. Its not worth aruging over. :D

dmezzullo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Don't u got some explaining to do @BluFoot

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@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

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I dont think your a fraud @dmezzullo :) Everyone miscalculates sometime. ;)

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Dividing 280.80 by 8 gives you 35.1, but the answer is 20.8. Clearly does not work

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's not a miscalculation, it's a completely incorrect method of approaching the problem

dmezzullo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Or its called im a human that makes mistakes.... Not a "Mr. Know It All Like U."

dmezzullo
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@SWAG wat would u say bout this? Tiny mistake?

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hey! SWAG just changed his picture! lol! :)

SWAG
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@GodBlessYou Yes i did & @BluFoot No need to be rude to @dmezzullo

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can 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. :)

GodBlessYou
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i mean long discussion sorry.
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