# $1,725 couch; 7.5% tax, how much is the cost of the couch?

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Oct 30, 2016

#### Answer:

The total cost of the couch including tax is

#### Explanation:

% or percent means "out of 100" or "per 100" therefore 7.5% can be written as

To calculate the full cost of the couch

Rounding to the nearest dollar gives: