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 one year ago
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In some states, you pay a sales tax on items you purchase. A sales tax is a percent of what a customer pays for an item that costs c dollars. The expression 0.07(c – 0.05c) represents the amount of sales tax in a certain state that would be collected on an item that has been discounted by a certain percent. The expression has two factors.
What does the factor c – 0.05c represent?
A.the regular cost of the item
B.the discounted cost of the item (my answer)
C.the discount percent
D.the amount of the discount
freemap
 one year ago
Please Check my answer In some states, you pay a sales tax on items you purchase. A sales tax is a percent of what a customer pays for an item that costs c dollars. The expression 0.07(c – 0.05c) represents the amount of sales tax in a certain state that would be collected on an item that has been discounted by a certain percent. The expression has two factors. What does the factor c – 0.05c represent? A.the regular cost of the item B.the discounted cost of the item (my answer) C.the discount percent D.the amount of the discount

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are correct...the sales tax is 7% and the discounted price is c  .05c

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1440015417291:dw

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1correct just saw your ans

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I need to read more carefully before responding. you are welcome.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait.....lets see what triciall says. Lets say the cost (c) is $5 .07(5  0.05(5) .07 (5  0.25) .07 (4.75) so the discounted cost is 4.75 .

freemap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have no more question for yall to check. Would yall

freemap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0one more question i mean

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol...I thought that looked weird...what ya got ?

freemap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sammy reads the same number of pages from his book each night. The expression 228 – 12x shows how many pages he has left to read on any given night. What does the term 12x represent? A.the total number of pages Sammy has read so far B.the total number of pages in Sammy’s book C.the number of pages Sammy reads each night(MY ANSWER) D. the total number of nights Sammy has been reading

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x represents the pages he read each night...so if you read for 4 nights....you would have read (12)(4) = 48 pages. The 228 is the total pages in the book. So you are correct...12x is the number of pages he has read per night.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wrote that wrong......x is the number of nights. but your answer is still correct because he reads 12 pages per night

freemap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What if it was just 12 without the x and same answer options

freemap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nevermind, thanks so much

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sorry had to take a call @texaschic101 thanks so happy considered to work as a TA need to get paperwork in their office in a week.
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