# What is the total cost of a pair of jeans that are priced $50.00 if there is 7 1/2% sales tax?

$53.75, $55.50, $57.50

**Solution:**

Price of jeans = $50.00

Sales tax = 7 ½ % = 15/2% = 7.5/100 = 0.075

The total cost of a pair of jeans can be determined by multiplying the price with the sales tax and adding it with the price.

Total cost of a pair of jeans = 50 + (0.075 × 50)

By further calculation

= 50 + 3.75

= $53.75

Therefore, the total cost of a pair of jeans is $53.75.

## What is the total cost of a pair of jeans that are priced $50.00 if there is 7 1/2% sales tax?

$53.75, $55.50, $57.50

**Summary:**

The total cost of a pair of jeans that are priced $50.00 if there is 7 1/2% sales tax is $53.75.

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