Carlotta Rodriguez purchased six bushes for $19.27 each, a porch swing for $88.22, and a gas grill for $321.77. She must pay the state tax of 4.5% and the city tax of 2%. What is the total purchase price?

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Sep 28, 2017

Answer:

Total amount due $559.32 (including taxes)

Explanation:

Her purchases #=6times$19.2 + $88.22 + $321.77 = $525.19#

Total tax (applied to this) #=0.045times$525.19 + 0.02times$525.19#

Total tax #$23.63 + $10.50 = $34.13#

Total payment (including taxes) #=$525.19 + $34.13 = 559.32#