

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. 
$3.58 
B. 
$58.53 


C. 
$51.38 
D. 
$58.78 


Hint 


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. 
$3.08 


C. 
$3.86 
D. 
$3.34 


Hint 


3. 
A certain container of mouthwash usually costs $2.99 at a store. If it is on sale for 20% off, how much does the mouthwash cost now? 


A. 
$2.40 
B. 
$2.77 


C. 
$3.74 
D. 
$2.75 


Hint 


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. 
70% 
B. 
15% 


C. 
85% 
D. 
18% 


Hint 


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. 
7.25% 
B. 
7% 


C. 
6.75% 
D. 
6.50% 


Hint 


