A community for students. Sign up today!
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
 6 months ago
You purchase a shirt for $8.50. There is a 6% sales tax. Your total cost will be
Please help me understand
 6 months ago
You purchase a shirt for $8.50. There is a 6% sales tax. Your total cost will be Please help me understand

This Question is Open

superhelp101
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the shirt price is $8.50 so to find how much tax you owe knowing that the shirt is $8.50 you then have to mult. them together. So i will appear as 8.50 * 6% We want to change 6% to decimal so we can mult. them together. When you want to change percent to decimal you have to move the decimal place two places to the left so it will look like .06. Now, we are able to mult. the two together 8.50 * .06= .51 So know we know that .51 is the amount of sales tax. Since .51 is the amount of sales tax and the price of the shirt is 8.50 we have to add the two number together so it'll look like 8.50 + .51= $9.01 is the total amount of the purchase hope this helped :D

QueenZ.I.M365
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you so much. I really appreciate it.
Ask your own question
Ask a QuestionFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.