A student buys an algebra textbook for \(\$11.74\), a philosophy textbook for \(\$15.75\), and a dictionary for \(\$19.73\). What is the total cost of the books?
To get this answer simply add up the costs of the textbooks. \(\$11.74 + \$15.75 +\$19.73 = \$47.22.\)
Connie loaned Sam \(\$2,500\) at a yearly interest rate of 3%. After one year what is the interest owed on this loan?
A man buys two shirts. One is \(\$7.50\) and the other is \(\$3.00\). A 6% tax is added to his total. What is his total?
Camille uses a 20% off coupon when buying a sweater that costs \(\$47.99\). If she also pays 6% sales tax on the purchase, how much does she pay?
Arman is paid \(\$2.25\) an hour for pet-sitting in his neighborhood. If he cares for pets three hours a day, how much can he earn in a seven-day week?
The rest stop snack machines accept quarters only. You are making snack purchases for people traveling with you. You need to buy 2 candy bars, a pack of peanuts, and one can of soda. A sign on the machines tells you the prices: candy bars cost 0.25 cents, a bag of peanuts costs 0.50 cents, and a can of soda costs 0.75 cents. There is a change machine in the lobby area. How many quarters will you need to make the required purchases?
Each year, a cyber café charges a base rate of \( \$25\) to its customers, plus \(\$0.30\) per visit for the first 50 visits, and \(\$0.10\) for every visit after that. How much does the cyber café charge a customer for a year in which 72 visits are made?