Q:

A pair of shoes costs $30.99 and the sales tax is 5%. Use the formula C = p + rp to find the total cost of the shoes, where C is the total cost, p is the price, and r is the sales tax rate.

Accepted Solution

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Answer:32.49Step-by-step explanation:First you must set up the probably and plug in the variables into the formula. Sthe formula would turn into the equation: C=30.99 (c for cost) + .5 [r for tax] (30.99) c for cost. Then you will solve the equation:1. C= 30.99+.5(30.99) 2. C= 30.99+ 1.503. C= 32.49