How to find Sales Tax, Tips and MarkupStep 1: Add the percentage to 100%. (This is your new percentage)Step 2: Change the new percentage to a decimal and multiply it times the price.
Questions and Answers
SKATEBOARDS Inez wants to buy a skateboard but she does not know if she has enough money. The price of the skateboard is $80 and the sales tax is 7%. What will be the total cost of the skateboard?
HAIRCUT Josiah went to the local barber to get his hair cut. It cost $18 for the haircut. Josiah tipped the barber 15%. What was the total cost of the haircut including the tip?
MEAL Madeline took 3 friends out for dinner. The cost of the meals was $46.50. She left a 20% tip. What was the total cost including the tip?
COMPUTERS Andrea ordered a computer on the Internet. The computer cost $1,399 plus 6 1/2% sales tax. What was the total amount Andrea paid for her computer?
MAGAZINES Ivan bought these two magazines that cost $4.95 each. If the sales tax was 6.75%, what was the total amount that he paid for the magazines?
CATERED DINNER The Striton family had a meal catered for a wedding rehearsal dinner. The cost of the dinner was $476. There was a 5% sales tax and they left a 15% tip. What was the total cost including the sales tax and the tip?