##### Finding total cost of an item with sales tax

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You purchase a 599\$ tv set and you must pay the 9% sales tax. What is the total cost? Can someone please show me step by step how to do this?

Thank you.

Jun 17th, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

tax = 9%*599

=%53.91

total=53.91+599

=\$652.91

Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.
Jun 17th, 2015

Thank you very much that helped me a lot.

Can you answer another one really quick for me?

You receive a 7% discount on a purchase of 1,275. What is your discounted cost? I'm confused because of the discount, I'm not sure if I would divide 1,275 by 7 or not.

Thank you.

Jun 17th, 2015

100%=1275

93%=?

93%*1275/100

=\$1185.75

please best me

Jun 17th, 2015

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