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anonymous
 one year ago
If whitney bought 3 shirts for 24.99 and sales tax was 7.5% what was the total cost of the purchase including sales tax?
anonymous
 one year ago
If whitney bought 3 shirts for 24.99 and sales tax was 7.5% what was the total cost of the purchase including sales tax?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, 24.99 + tax, tax is 7.5% of 24.99 meaning, 24.99 is the 100% if 24.99 is the 100%, what's 7.5% of that? well \(\bf \begin{array}{ccllll} amount&\% \\\hline\\ 24.99&100\\ x&7.5 \end{array}\implies \cfrac{24.99}{x}=\cfrac{100}{7.5} \)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got $26.86425 @YoloShroom

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Isnt 1.87425? @jdoe0001

YoloShroom
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i may have misread the question, i assumed that the question had sales take that wasnt included. Jdoe read it as though it was already included. Sorry about that

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the total purchase is 24.99 + 1.87425

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So when I add that that will be my answer @YoloShroom @jdoe0001

YoloShroom
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you may need to round to the nearest tenth

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So it will be 27? @YoloShroom

YoloShroom
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$26.86 including sales tax

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so thats the answer? @YoloShroom

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do u mind if u help me with one more problem? @YoloShroom

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The Length of the highway is 700 miles. If 1 inch represents 75 miles, what is the length of the highway on the map? @jdoe0001 can u help me with this one?

YoloShroom
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ll take a look at it :)

YoloShroom
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so first, we would divide 700/75 to find out how many inches long it is. Mind doing that and telling me what you get?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah I got 9.3333 repeating? @YoloShroom
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