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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] New post 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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Question: 12
Page: 63
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Kudos [?]: 1913 [0], given: 397

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

\(s + 0.08s =1.08s\)

Choice E.
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Re: Which of the following represents the total dollar amount [#permalink] New post 12 Jun 2019, 09:26
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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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Question: 12
Page: 63


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

Answer: E

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