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anonymous
 one year ago
Ellen wants to purchase a book that is regularly priced at $18. The book is discounted 15%. She also needs to pay a 6% sales tax on the discounted price.
What is the total amount Ellen will pay for the book?
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anonymous
 one year ago
Ellen wants to purchase a book that is regularly priced at $18. The book is discounted 15%. She also needs to pay a 6% sales tax on the discounted price. What is the total amount Ellen will pay for the book? Enter your answer in the box.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please dont give answer. Just help me figure it out

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0regular price = 18 discount price is 15% of 18.....so for the discount , we turn percent to decimal, then multiply discount = 18 * 0.15 = ??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0correct...now thats the discount....for the discount price, we take original price minus discount...... discount price = 18  2.70 = ??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0correct...thats the discount price now we need to add 6% sales tax first we find the sales tax by taking 6% of 15.30......turn percent to decimal, then multiply. 15.30 * .06 = ? (this is your sales tax)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0.918 also why isnt sales tax .6? why the 0?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00.918 is correct.....you can probably round it to 0.92. 6% tax....we turn it into a decimal by dividing by 100 = .06

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so we have discount price = 15.30 and sales tax = 0.92 for the total price, we add them... 15.30 + 0.92 = ? (total price)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.016.22..... thats the answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is the answer :)
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