# Elda purchased two pairs of shoes in Georgia, where the sales tax rate is 4 percent, at $50.00 each. She also bought a dress at $30.00 and a pair of trousers at $20.00. What is the total purchase price, including the sales tax?

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#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, we need to determine the total amount of products Elda purchased before taxes:

Two pairs of shoes at $50 each is:

Plus a dress at $30 is:

Plus a pair of trousers at $20 is:

We can now use this formula to find the total purchase prices, including the sales tax:

Where:

Substituting and solving for

Elda paid a total of $156.