Chapter 18.I, Problem 14RE

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Textbook Problem

Gloria Carey purchased a refrigerator at Best Buy for $899.90. The delivery charge was $20, and the ice maker hookup amounted to $55. The state sales tax is

%, and the city tax is 1.3%.

a. What is the total amount of sales tax on the refrigerator?

b. What is the total purchase price?

**(a)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The total amount of sales tax when the price of refrigerator purchased by Gloria Carey is $899.90.

Explanation

**Given Information:**

The price of refrigerator purchased by Gloria Carey is $899.90. The delivery charge is $20 and the state sales tax rate is

**Formula used:**

The sales tax is:

**Calculation:**

Consider the price of refrigerator purchased by Gloria Carey is $899.90 and state sales tax rate is

The sales tax is:

Now, using the above formula, the sales tax is:

**(b)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The total purchase price when the price of refrigerator purchased by Gloria Carey is $899.90.

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