T.i.P.S.

Students will use their knowledge of rational numbers and percents to calculate the sales tax on purchases and income tax earned on wages in problemsolving situations.
Example

Carolyn went to the mall to buy a new outfit. She bought a pair of jeans for $32.50 and a shirt for $12.75. How much sales tax will she pay on her outfit if tax is 8.25%?
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Supporting Standard
7.13 Personal financial literacy. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop an economic way of thinking and problem solving useful in one's life as a knowledgeable consumer and investor. The student is expected to:
(A) calculate the sales tax for a given purchase and calculate income tax for earned wages