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17 December, 11:54

A book costs $16.99, and a video game costs $52.99. Rounded to the nearest cent, how much more is the tax on the video game than the tax on the book?

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  1. 17 December, 12:43
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    Answer: $3.42

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Calculate 9.5% (0.095) of 16.99 and 52.99 separately.

    0.095 (16.99) = 1.61

    0.095 (52.99) = 5.03

    Substract 1.61 from 5.03

    5.03-1.61=3.42

    So there's $3.42 more tax on the video game than the book.
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