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iluvreading
 3 years ago
Price of the item: $12.99 what is the item price with a 5 % sales tax.
iluvreading
 3 years ago
Price of the item: $12.99 what is the item price with a 5 % sales tax.

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satellite73
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(12.99\times 1.05\) and a calculator

iluvreading
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i use part=percent x whole

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Calculator's for newbs.

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I approximate stuff.

satellite73
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you can estimate 10% of 13 is 1.3 so 5% of 13 is .65

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[12.99(1 + 0.05) = (13  0.01)(1 + 0.05)\]FOIL.

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That one is, if you don't want to approximate. ^

iluvreading
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think approximating is easier

iluvreading
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0soo do i add .65 to 12.99
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