At the end of the summer, a family bought a chair cost $65 and a table cost $189. They need to pay 6.5 % sales tax. How much they must pay for sales tax?

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asked 2021-02-27
At the end of the summer, a family bought a chair cost $65 and a table cost $189. They need to pay 6.5 % sales tax. How much they must pay for sales tax?

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2021-02-28
To find the sales tax, multiply the sum of the costs by 6.5% or 0.065:
0.065($65+$189)=0.065($254)=$16.5
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