# Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. Chapter 6 Percents.

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Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. Chapter 6 Percents

Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. 6.5 Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount

33 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. Calculating Sales Tax and Total Price Sales Tax and Total Price sales tax = tax rate · purchase price total price = purchase price + sales tax

44 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. Example sales taxpurchase pricetax rate sales tax = 6.5% · \$1800 A gold and diamond bracelet sells for \$1800. Find the total price if the sales tax rate is 6.5%. = 0.065 · \$1800 = \$117 Sales Tax \$1800 + \$117 = \$1917 Total Price The total price for the bracelet was \$1917.00

55 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. Calculating Commission Commission commission = commission rate · sales

66 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. Example commissionsales Commission rate \$3575 = r · \$32,500 The commission rate is 11%. A salesperson earned a commission of \$3575 for selling \$32,500 worth of books to various bookstores. Find the commission rate.

77 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. Calculating Discount and Sale Price Discount and Sale Price amount of discount = discount rate · original price sale price = original price · amount of discount

88 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. Example amount of discount original price discount rate amount of discount = 30% · \$2000 The discount is \$600. A \$2000 designer dress is on sale for 30% off. Find the discount and the sale price. continued

99 Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall. continued sale pricediscountOriginal price sale price = \$2000 \$600 The sale price is \$1400. A \$2000 designer dress is on sale for 30% off. Find the discount and the sale price.