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A plane fare including 8% in taxes and fees, is $280.80. How much are the taxes and fees?
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A plane fare including 8% in taxes and fees, is $280.80. How much are the taxes and fees?
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
we did this yest divide 280.80 by 8
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OHH RIGHT! sorry! xD It looked different for some reason.
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
its cool. tag me if u got more
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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What?? no don't divide by 8! x + x*0.08 = 280.80 Solve for x
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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x will the original cost. If you multiply your value of x by 0.08, that will be the taxes and fees
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You know what the funny thing is? in mu book it says the answer is $20.80. I'm trying to figure out how they go that. :0
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thank you @dmezzullo
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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Dmezzullo is completely wrong!!!! Look: x + x*0.08 = 280.80 1.08x = 280.80 x=260 So the original cost was 260$ Now multiply 260 by 0.08 260*0.08 = 20.8$
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BluFootBest 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
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok Thank you this helps. :) I they meant too.:)
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
How am i misleading ppl explain tht to me.
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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Dividing by 8 is completely useless, has nothing to do with the question or the answer and gives you an incorrect answer.
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oops! sorry I meant to say i dont think he meant too.
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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I recommend you unfan dmezzullo, @GodBlessYou, he's a fraud! :P
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
How am i a fraud? @BluFoot
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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I just told you!! See my previous post about how dividing by 8 is useless
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
EXPLAIN TO ME WHAT I DID WRONG! @BluFoot SINCE U KNOW EVERYTHING MR KNOW IT ALL.
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
LOl! I think they just made a mistake. Its not worth aruging over. :D
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Don't u got some explaining to do @BluFoot
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BluFootBest 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
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I dont think your a fraud @dmezzullo :) Everyone miscalculates sometime. ;)
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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Dividing 280.80 by 8 gives you 35.1, but the answer is 20.8. Clearly does not work
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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It's not a miscalculation, it's a completely incorrect method of approaching the problem
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Or its called im a human that makes mistakes.... Not a "Mr. Know It All Like U."
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@SWAG wat would u say bout this? Tiny mistake?
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Hey! SWAG just changed his picture! lol! :)
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SWAGBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@GodBlessYou Yes i did & @BluFoot No need to be rude to @dmezzullo
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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. :)
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i mean long discussion sorry.
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