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# Which of the following represents the total dollar amount

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Which of the following represents the total dollar amount [#permalink]  12 May 2016, 05:12
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Which of the following represents the total dollar amount that a customer would have to pay for an item that costs s dollars plus a sales tax of 8 percent, in terms of s ?

A. $$\frac{s}{0.08}$$

B. $$\frac{s}{1.08}$$

C. $$\frac{s}{8}$$

D. $$0.08s$$

E. $$1.08s$$

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[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Joined: 07 Jun 2014
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GRE 1: Q167 V156
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Kudos [?]: 2085 [0], given: 397

Re: Which of the following represents the total dollar amount [#permalink]  12 May 2016, 05:13
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Explanation

Easy one

$$s + 0.08s =1.08s$$

Choice E.
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Re: Which of the following represents the total dollar amount [#permalink]  12 Jun 2019, 09:26
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sandy wrote:
Which of the following represents the total dollar amount that a customer would have to pay for an item that costs s dollars plus a sales tax of 8 percent, in terms of s ?

A. $$\frac{s}{0.08}$$

B. $$\frac{s}{1.08}$$

C. $$\frac{s}{8}$$

D. $$0.08s$$

E. $$1.08s$$

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Question: 12
Page: 63

Total payment = s + (8% of s)
= 1s + 0.08s
= 1.08s

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Re: Which of the following represents the total dollar amount   [#permalink] 12 Jun 2019, 09:26
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