Math Practice Topic: Purchases At Stores

Description: This topic covers taxes and discounts.

Adaptive Learning Progression: Tax, then discounts, then markups.

Sample Levels (out of 8)

Find the total costs asked for.

1.
You wish to buy a pencil that costs $0.52 and a sticker that costs $0.28. The sales tax is 5.75%. What is the total cost?
2.
You wish to buy a gumball that costs $0.19 and a sticker that costs $0.31. The sales tax is 5.5%. What is the total cost?

Find the total costs asked for.

1.
A store offers a 25% discount on a pound of strawberries that retails for $4. The sales tax is 9.75%. What does the pound of strawberries cost?
2.
A store offers a 10% discount on a pair of scissors that retails for $9. The sales tax is 7.75%. What does the pair of scissors cost?

Find the total costs asked for.

1.
A store offers a 35% discount on a computer that was marked up by 5% from the original retail price of $581. The sales tax is 9.75%. What does the computer cost?
2.
A store offers a 50% discount on a guitar that was marked up by 10% from the original retail price of $361. The sales tax is 9.25%. What does the guitar cost?

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