anonymous
  • anonymous
Harris purchased a set of golf clubs from the USA for US$900. he had to pay 18% customs duty and 13%HST to import it. calculate the total cost of the clubs. if a similar set of clubs cost C$1000 plus 13% HST, was it cheaper for him to buy it from the USA?, assume that the exchange rate was US$1=C$1.1115
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Kash_TheSmartGuy
  • Kash_TheSmartGuy
Here, we need to do 2 equations and solve them.
Kash_TheSmartGuy
  • Kash_TheSmartGuy
So, what will be the 2 equations? @uju25
anonymous
  • anonymous
I have no idea

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Kash_TheSmartGuy
  • Kash_TheSmartGuy
\[900+(900*0.18)+(900*0.13)\]\[900+162+117=1179\] So, 1179 is your answer for the total cost of the first set of clubs. You getting it, right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes, I am
Kash_TheSmartGuy
  • Kash_TheSmartGuy
Next, you need to convert C$ into US$. So, do 1000*1.115=?
anonymous
  • anonymous
115
anonymous
  • anonymous
1115
Kash_TheSmartGuy
  • Kash_TheSmartGuy
Then, \[1115+(1115*0.13)\]\[1115+144.95=$1259.95\]So, is $1259.95 bigger or $1179 bigger?
Kash_TheSmartGuy
  • Kash_TheSmartGuy
@uju25
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
Kash_TheSmartGuy
  • Kash_TheSmartGuy
Yes, what?
Kash_TheSmartGuy
  • Kash_TheSmartGuy
The answer is that it wouldn't have been cheaper to buy buy it from Canada. You get it.
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes, I get it now.. thanks

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