1.   An electronics store has portable CD players on sale for $54.95. If the local sales tax is 6.5%, what is the total cost of a CD player?
    A. $51.38 B. $3.58
    C. $58.78 D. $58.53
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  2.   Find the sales tax for three CDs, if each CD is $14.29 and the sales tax is 7.25%.
    A. $3.11 B. $3.34
    C. $3.08 D. $3.86
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  3.   If a sweater costs $37.99, and the sales tax in the area is 6.0%, what is the total price of the sweater?
    A. $35.84 B. $23.75
    C. $60.79 D. $40.27
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  4.   Elvia can get a $10.28 discount on a $68.53 purchase at a certain department store because she works there. What percent discount does she get?
    A. 85% B. 15%
    C. 70% D. 18%
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  5.   If a stereo is sold for $59.99, and Karen pays $64.19 for it when she checks out, what is the sales tax in the area?
    A. 6.75% B. 7%
    C. 6.50% D. 7.25%
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