# Lesson 10

Tax and Tip

### Problem 1

In a city in Ohio, the sales tax rate is 7.25%. Complete the table to show the sales tax and the total price including tax for each item.

item price before tax ($) sales tax ($) price including tax ($) pillow 8.00 blanket 22.00 trash can 14.50 ### Solution For access, consult one of our IM Certified Partners. ### Problem 2 The sales tax rate in New Mexico is 5.125%. Select all the equations that represent the sales tax, $$t$$, you would pay in New Mexico for an item of cost $$c$$? A: $$t=5.125c$$ B: $$t=0.5125c$$ C: $$t=0.05125c$$ D: $$t=c \div 0.05125$$ E: $$t=\frac{5.125}{100}c$$ ### Solution For access, consult one of our IM Certified Partners. ### Problem 3 Here are the prices of some items and the amount of sales tax charged on each in Nevada. cost of item ($) sales tax (\$)
10 0.46
50 2.30
5 0.23
1. What is the sales tax rate in Nevada?
2. Write an expression for the amount of sales tax charged, in dollars, on an item that costs $$c$$ dollars.

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### Problem 4

Find each amount:

1. 3.8% of 25
2. 0.2% of 50
3. 180.5% of 99

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(From Unit 4, Lesson 9.)

### Problem 5

On Monday, the high was 60 degrees Fahrenheit. On Tuesday, the high was 18% more. How much did the high increase from Monday to Tuesday?

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(From Unit 4, Lesson 8.)

### Problem 6

Complete the table. Explain or show your reasoning.