# math sales tax apllied problem?

The sales tax rate in a city is 7.32%. How much sales tax is charged on a purchase of 3 blenders at $15.86 each? What is the total price?

And what is the amount of sales tax?

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- llafferLv 73 months ago
three blenders would cost:

15.86 * 3 = $47.58

At 7.32% tax, multiply the percent by the amount to get the tax amount:

47.58 * 0.0732 = $3.48 (rounded to the nearest penny)

Add the amounts to get the total price:

47.58 + 3.48 = $51.06

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