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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  • 3 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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