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Mr. Joe went to a store and bought 5 things for $65. He hat to pay 8.25% sales tax and had a discount coupon of 15% off. He gave the cashier a $100 bill. What was his change? i got $40.19

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  1. help123please.
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    @ghazi

  2. ghazi
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    8.25% of sales tax that is 8.25% of 65 +65= 70.3625 and then 15% discount 70 -15% of 70.3625 = 70 -10.55= $59.45

  3. help123please.
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    Hmm. You're sure?

  4. ghazi
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    yep :)

  5. help123please.
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    Okay. thanks:)

  6. help123please.
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    Let me erase, then.

  7. ghazi
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    its alright :)

  8. help123please.
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    I did 65+5.36 (tax) = 70.36 -15% = 59.80 100-59.80 = 40.19

  9. ghazi
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    you are absolutely right :)

  10. help123please.
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    :o really?

  11. ghazi
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    i forgot the last step that is 100-59.80

  12. help123please.
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    Oh, okay. Tnx for checking, young man!

  13. ghazi
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    you're welcome old lady :)

  14. help123please.
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    :D

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