Estimate the tax on a $198 stereo when the sales tax is 5.25%

Bridger Holden 2022-09-08 Answered
Estimate the tax on a $198 stereo when the sales tax is 5.25%
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typeOccutfg
Answered 2022-09-09 Author has 6 answers
The key word in the question is 'estimate'.
This means without doing an accurate calculation, how can I get an approximate answer quickly?
The stereo costs about $200 (very close to $198, just easier.)
5.25% can be considered as 5% to make it easier to work with.
5% of $100 is $5, so 5% of $200 is $10
An estimate for the tax is $10
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Dangelo Rosario
Answered 2022-09-10 Author has 3 answers
Cost of stereo # = $198
Sales tax =5.25%
Tax amount = 198 ( 5.25 100 )
Total sales tax amount =$10.40
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