Tax And Gratuities Part 2

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calculate 7 1/4% tax on \$1,540.
\$111.65
Explanation: To calculate the tax on an amount, you multiply the amount by the tax rate. In this case, you would multiply \$1,540 by 0.0725 to get \$111.50.
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Zalia meets her friend at the science museum to see a special exhibition. The admission to the museum is \$12.50 plus tax. Zalia pays for herself and her friend. They have lunch at the museum's cafe. Zalia has a sandwich for \$5.95, an apple for \$1.25 and a drink for \$1.69. She is charged tax and also tips her server 15%. If tax is 7.25%, how much did Zalia pay all total for her day at the science museum?
\$37.68
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Using mental math, the approximate tip to leave for a bill of \$81.79, if you tip 15% would be _____..
\$12.30
Explanation: The approximate tip to leave for a bill of \$81.79, if you tip 15% would be \$12.27.
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The following list shows the items and prices for a restaurant order. Calculate the total amount if there is 7.5% tax and the customer leaves a 15% gratuity. 1 appetizer: \$8.99 2 entrees: \$14.99 each 1 entree: \$12.99 3 drinks: \$1.99 each
\$70.96
Explanation: The total amount would be \$71.48. The tax would be \$5.36 and the gratuity would be \$10.72.
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The Changs updated their bedroom by purchasing a new lamp for \$89.95 and a comforter set for \$239.99. They paid 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0120000.jpg% sales tax on their purchases. If the Changs paid \$351.72 total, determine if they paid the correct amount.
The Changs family paid the correct amount for their purchases.
Explanation: The Changs updated their bedroom by purchasing a new lamp for \$89.95 and a comforter set for \$239.99. They paid \$25.72 sales tax on their purchases. If the Changs paid \$351.72 total, they paid the correct amount.
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A family eats out at a restaurant and the total for their meals is \$73.89. They also pay sales tax of 5.8% and leave a tip for their server. If the family leaves a total of \$93, which of the following might be a description of the service they received?