OpenStudy (anonymous):

You have birthday money, totaling $50, to spend. What is the most you can buy, plus pay 6% sales tax, and still not spend more than the$50? Write an equation or inequality modeling this situation.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (shane_b):

How would you calculate 6% of 50?

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

.06 x 50

5 years ago
OpenStudy (shane_b):

Ok good. You know you only have \$50 to spend so essentially you can spend $x+(0.06*50)=50$ You just need to solve for x.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Thanks. x = 47

5 years ago
OpenStudy (shane_b):

Yes :) You're welcome!

5 years ago