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. $58.78
    C. $51.38 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. $60.79 B. $35.84
    C. $23.75 D. $40.27
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  4.   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. $2.77 B. $3.74
    C. $2.75 D. $2.40
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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. 7% B. 7.25%
    C. 6.50% D. 6.75%
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