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On december 16, frank coleman spent $47 on taxable merchandise at Foster's music and books. the combined state and local sales tax rate is 6.125% 

calculate the total amount the customer must pay. round your answer to the neatest cent.

Jun 21st, 2015

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6.125%  of 47 = 47*6.125/100 = 2.88 = 3$

so the total amount customer must pay is 47+3= 50$

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