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  • one year ago

The price of a pair of headphones is $39.99 before tax. Dalton bought the headphones for 30% off. He then paid 6% sales tax on the discounted price. Part A: How much did Dalton pay in sales tax? Show all work and steps in your solution. Part B: What is the total amount that Dalton paid for the headphones? Show all work and steps in your solution.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Vocaloid @ali2x2 @Destinyyyy

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Part A: 39.99 * 0.30 = $12 39.99 - 12.00 = 27.99 Dalton paid $27.99 for taxes.?

  3. Destinyyyy
    • one year ago
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    Sorry Im trying to solve my own problem.. If you still need help after im done I might be able to help you.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    um ok :)

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  7. campbell_st
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    you calculation is correct for the discounted price... the discount is $12 so he paid $27.99 now find 6% of this amount to get the amount of tax paid.

  8. campbell_st
    • one year ago
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    Part B The total amount paid is the discounted price $27.99 + tax... hope it helps

  9. anonymous
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    So i have to find 6% of 27.99?

  10. anonymous
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  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    would that be 29.70?

  12. campbell_st
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    that's correct.. that will be the tax

  13. campbell_st
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    it should be about $1.80

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i got 1.6794 So round it up to 1.70?

  15. anonymous
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    then that would be 29.69 right?

  16. anonymous
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    then that would be 29.69 right?

  17. campbell_st
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    ok... that makes sense so the total paid is $27.99 + 1.68 = I think your rounding of 1.6794 sohould be $1.68

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I turned in my test already lol

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    But thank you :)

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