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## What is the total cost of a $25 book if the sales tax is 8%?

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What is the total cost of a $25 book if the sales tax is 8%?

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2021-08-17T18:53:54+00:00
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Answer:27

Step-by-step explanation:First find the tax

25 *8%

25*.08

2

Add the tax to the cost of the book

25+2

27

Answer:simple answer would be 27 dollarsStep-by-step explanation:the more complicated answer would be:

25 times 0.08 on the calculator (or in your head) would be 2

25 added by 2 would equal 27 dollars

the first one is finding the sales tax total

the second one is subtracting the total cost of the book by the sales tax total to get 27 dollars or the NEW total