anonymous
  • anonymous
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
  • anonymous
find 85% of 18
anonymous
  • anonymous
what did you get?
anonymous
  • anonymous
take your result and find 106% of it

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anonymous
  • anonymous
to get your answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
i got 5.6 repeating
anonymous
  • anonymous
you should have gotten $15.30 for the question I asked you
anonymous
  • anonymous
now find 6% of 15.30
anonymous
  • anonymous
to get about $0.91, then add $0.91 to $15.30
anonymous
  • anonymous
39.22
anonymous
  • anonymous
or just find 106% of $15.30
anonymous
  • anonymous
6.9
anonymous
  • anonymous
how did you get that?
anonymous
  • anonymous
i honestly dont know i did percent proportions
anonymous
  • anonymous
it is asking for a 15% discount so the price of the item before tax would be 85% of 18.
anonymous
  • anonymous
do you know how to find 85% of 18
anonymous
  • anonymous
you do 0.85*18
anonymous
  • anonymous
to get $15.30
anonymous
  • anonymous
then find 106% of $15.30 since there is a 6% tax you need to add on
anonymous
  • anonymous
15.3
anonymous
  • anonymous
this equation should give you the answer: 1.06*$15.30
anonymous
  • anonymous
you get roughly about $16.21 or $16.22
anonymous
  • anonymous
what are your options?
anonymous
  • anonymous
i dont have any
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh,okay, well than use your rounding skills and round $16.218 to the closest cent

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