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Jean is trying to read her grocery receipt, but it is blurry. The sales tax rate was 7.75%. She pays tax only on the items labeled with a T. How much sales tax did she pay? sales tax = $ Partial sales receipt with all amounts in dollars and cents - dog food 12.97 taxable, hand soap 3.39 taxable, peanut butter 2.99 tax exempt, pasta 1.12 tax-exempt

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  1. iGreen
    • one year ago
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    Find 7.75% of the taxable items. Dog food - $12.97 Hand soap - $3.39 $12.97 + $3.39 = $16.36 7.75% * 16.36 = ?

  2. anonymous
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    126.79

  3. iGreen
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    No.. \(\sf 7.75\% = 0.0775\)

  4. anonymous
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    1.2679

  5. iGreen
    • one year ago
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    Yes, now add that to 16

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