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anonymous
 one year ago
if the cost of product (including 5% GST) in Alberta was $3230.58, calculate the cost the same model of the project (including 13% HST) in New Brunswick. Assume that the cost before tax in both province is the same
anonymous
 one year ago
if the cost of product (including 5% GST) in Alberta was $3230.58, calculate the cost the same model of the project (including 13% HST) in New Brunswick. Assume that the cost before tax in both province is the same

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mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First, you need to find the base price of the product before GST or HST is applied.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In Alberta, GST is 5%. The original price of the product is 100%. Since 5% GST was added, the final price in Alberta, including 5% GST, was 105% of the original price. Do you follow so far?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If, in Alberta, the price including GST is $3230.58 and corresponds to 105% of the original price, then the original price is \(price~before~taxes = \dfrac{$3230.58}{105\%} = \dfrac{$3230.58}{1.05} \) Can you find the original price before taxes?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Correct. That is the price of the product before GST or HST. Now, in New Brunswick, HST is 13%. Now you need to find what is $3076.74 + 13% HST.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Think the same way again, only in reverse. The original price of the product is 100% of the price. It is also $3076.74. In New Brunswick, you need to pay 13% HST, so you will end up paying 113% of the original price. Now you need to find what is 113% of $3076.74. To find a percentage of a number, you always multiply the percentage by the number and divide by 100. Change the percent into a decimal (that is the divide by 100 part) and multiply by the number. What is 1.13 * $3076.74 ?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You got it. Good job!
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