If the local sales tax rate is 8.25%, how do you find the total amount charged for a stereo system priced at $354?

1 Answer
Nov 19, 2016

Answer:

The total amount will be #$383.20#.

Explanation:

To find the sales tax amount (#x#) on the price of the stereo system, we write the equation:

#x=354xx8.25/100#

#x=29.205#

Rounding it off to #29.20#, we get the total price (#y#) as:

#y=354+29.2#

#y=383.2#