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# The sales tax in one town is 8%, So, the total cost of an item can be written as c + 0.08. What is the total cost of an item that sells for $127

The sales tax in one town is 8%, So, the total cost of an item can be written as c + 0.08. What is the total cost of an item that sells for $127**First you would want to figure out how much tax would be 127 × 0.08 = 10.16Then you add the tax to the original price 10.16 + 127 = 137.16 And now you have the total cost of the product137.16**...