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iluvreading

  • one year ago

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

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  1. satellite73
    • one year ago
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    \(12.99\times 1.05\) and a calculator

  2. iluvreading
    • one year ago
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    do i use part=percent x whole

  3. ParthKohli
    • one year ago
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    Calculator's for newbs.

  4. ParthKohli
    • one year ago
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    I approximate stuff.

  5. satellite73
    • one year ago
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    you can estimate 10% of 13 is 1.3 so 5% of 13 is .65

  6. ParthKohli
    • one year ago
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    \[12.99(1 + 0.05) = (13 - 0.01)(1 + 0.05)\]FOIL.

  7. ParthKohli
    • one year ago
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    That one is, if you don't want to approximate. ^

  8. iluvreading
    • one year ago
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    i think approximating is easier

  9. ParthKohli
    • one year ago
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    It always is.

  10. iluvreading
    • one year ago
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    soo do i add .65 to 12.99

  11. ParthKohli
    • one year ago
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    Yes.

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