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. $58.53 B. $58.78
    C. $51.38 D. $3.58
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  2.   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. $23.75 B. $40.27
    C. $35.84 D. $60.79
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  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. $2.75 B. $2.77
    C. $2.40 D. $3.74
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  4.   You want to buy one DVD for $24.99 and another for $19.99. What is the total price of both DVD's plus tax if sales tax is 6.75%?
    A. $47.85 B. $46.48
    C. $46.18 D. $48.02
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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. 6.50%
    C. 7.25% D. 7%
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