# How do you find the cost after the sales tax is applied given Cost: $80; Sales Tax: 6%?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 21, 2016

#### Answer:

The cost after the sales tax is applied is $84.80

#### Explanation:

The formula for calculating the Total Cost is:

"Percent" or "%" means "out of 100" or "per 100", Therefore 6% can be written as

Solving this gives: