anonymous
  • anonymous
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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  • anonymous
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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anonymous
  • anonymous
Part A: 39.99 * 0.30 = $12 39.99 - 12.00 = 27.99 Dalton paid $27.99 for taxes.?
Destinyyyy
  • Destinyyyy
Sorry Im trying to solve my own problem.. If you still need help after im done I might be able to help you.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
um ok :)
Destinyyyy
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campbell_st
  • campbell_st
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.
campbell_st
  • campbell_st
Part B The total amount paid is the discounted price $27.99 + tax... hope it helps
anonymous
  • anonymous
So i have to find 6% of 27.99?
anonymous
  • anonymous
anonymous
  • anonymous
would that be 29.70?
campbell_st
  • campbell_st
that's correct.. that will be the tax
campbell_st
  • campbell_st
it should be about $1.80
anonymous
  • anonymous
i got 1.6794 So round it up to 1.70?
anonymous
  • anonymous
then that would be 29.69 right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
then that would be 29.69 right?
campbell_st
  • campbell_st
ok... that makes sense so the total paid is $27.99 + 1.68 = I think your rounding of 1.6794 sohould be $1.68
anonymous
  • anonymous
I turned in my test already lol
anonymous
  • anonymous
But thank you :)

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