# Otis bought a flashlight for $8 and a sleeping bag for $55. The sales tax was 7%, which means 0.07 times the price. What sales tax did Otis pay on his purchases?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 5, 2018

#### Answer:

$ 4.41

#### Explanation:

Add the total of the items purchased

Multiply the total by .07 to find the amount paid in sales tax.