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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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  1. anonymous
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    find 85% of 18

  2. anonymous
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    what did you get?

  3. anonymous
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    take your result and find 106% of it

  4. anonymous
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    to get your answer

  5. anonymous
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    i got 5.6 repeating

  6. anonymous
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    you should have gotten $15.30 for the question I asked you

  7. anonymous
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    now find 6% of 15.30

  8. anonymous
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    to get about $0.91, then add $0.91 to $15.30

  9. anonymous
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    39.22

  10. anonymous
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    or just find 106% of $15.30

  11. anonymous
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    6.9

  12. anonymous
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    how did you get that?

  13. anonymous
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    i honestly dont know i did percent proportions

  14. anonymous
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    it is asking for a 15% discount so the price of the item before tax would be 85% of 18.

  15. anonymous
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    do you know how to find 85% of 18

  16. anonymous
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    you do 0.85*18

  17. anonymous
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    to get $15.30

  18. anonymous
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    then find 106% of $15.30 since there is a 6% tax you need to add on

  19. anonymous
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    15.3

  20. anonymous
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    this equation should give you the answer: 1.06*$15.30

  21. anonymous
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    you get roughly about $16.21 or $16.22

  22. anonymous
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    what are your options?

  23. anonymous
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    i dont have any

  24. anonymous
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    oh,okay, well than use your rounding skills and round $16.218 to the closest cent

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