# D How Much Will It Cost Maybe you different end amounts That

Last updated: 2/6/2023

D How Much Will It Cost Maybe you different end amounts That s sales tax is different Find out how small changes in sales tax can affect the price you pay for the stuff you want STATE SALES TAX 5 B TOWN 3 HUGEMART BIGMART county 2 A TOWN DEALERSHIP BOB S DEALERSHIR A TOWN 2 COUNTY STORE 1 A pair of headphones costs 10 at both Bigmart in A Town and Hugemart in B Town What would you actually pay for the headphones at each store Cost in A Town Cost in B Town 3 A stereo costs 257 at the County Store and 250 at Hugemart in B Town With taxes what would you actually pay at each store Cost in B Town At County Store If it costs you 10 in gas to drive to Hugemart at which store will the stereo end up costing you the least Example How much will you pay for a 50 shirt at Bigmart in A Town 1 ADD to find the tax rate 4 ADD the tax and the price to see the final cost State tax County tax City tax Total Tax Cost in A Town 2 MULTIPLY the tax by the price 3 MOVE the decimal point two places to the left This is the amount of tax 450 4 50 you will pay 50 x 9 450 BIGMART 0 75 5 2 2 2 Lisa is going to buy a new car It costs 15 000 at both A Town Dealership and at Bob s County Dealership What would she actually pay for the car at each place 9 J 50 00 4 50 54 50 Cost at Bob s 4 The state is tired of people putting gum under tables and chairs It just put a 1 excise tax on each pack of gum Gum used to cost 0 75 per pack at both Bigmart and Hugemart Change the price tags to show the new price at each store 0 75 HUGEMART