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The sales tax rate is 4.447​% for the city and 4​% for the state. Find the total amount paid for 2 boxes of chocolates at ​$17.96 each.

Result

t =  38.954

Solution:

p=2 17.96=35.92  t=p+p 4.447+4100=35.92+35.92 4.447+410038.954238.954p=2 \cdot \ 17.96=35.92 \ \\ \ \\ t=p + p \cdot \ \dfrac{ 4.447+4 }{ 100 }=35.92 + 35.92 \cdot \ \dfrac{ 4.447+4 }{ 100 } \doteq 38.9542 \doteq 38.954



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