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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Part A:
39.99 * 0.30 = $12
39.99 - 12.00 = 27.99
Dalton paid $27.99 for taxes.?

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- anonymous

um ok :)

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- 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

Part B
The total amount paid is the discounted price $27.99 + tax...
hope it helps

- anonymous

So i have to find 6% of 27.99?

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- anonymous

would that be 29.70?

- campbell_st

that's correct.. that will be the tax

- campbell_st

it should be about $1.80

- anonymous

i got 1.6794 So round it up to 1.70?

- anonymous

then that would be 29.69 right?

- anonymous

then that would be 29.69 right?

- 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

I turned in my test already lol

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But thank you :)

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