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Jim's music store bought a guitar at wholesale price $\text{\$1,200}.$ Jim marked the price up $\text{50\%}.$ Find the ⓐ amount of mark-up and ⓑ the list price.
The Auto Resale Store bought Pablo's Toyota for $\text{\$8,500}.$ They marked the price up $\text{35\%}.$ Find the ⓐ amount of mark-up and ⓑ the list price.
Solve Sales Tax Applications
In the following exercises, find ⓐ the sales tax and ⓑ the total cost.
The cost of a pair of boots was $\text{\$84}.$ The sales tax rate is $\text{5\%}$ of the purchase price.
The cost of a refrigerator was $\text{\$1,242}.$ The sales tax rate is $\text{8\%}$ of the purchase price.
The cost of a microwave oven was $\text{\$129}.$ The sales tax rate is $\text{7.5\%}$ of the purchase price.
The cost of a tablet computer is $\text{\$350}.$ The sales tax rate is $\text{8.5\%}$ of the purchase price.
The cost of a file cabinet is $\text{\$250}.$ The sales tax rate is $\text{6.85\%}$ of the purchase price.
The cost of a luggage set $\text{\$400}.$ The sales tax rate is $\text{5.75\%}$ of the purchase price.
The cost of a $\text{6 -drawer}$ dresser $\text{\$1,199}.$ The sales tax rate is $\text{5.125\%}$ of the purchase price.
The cost of a sofa is $\text{\$1,350}.$ The sales tax rate is $\text{4.225\%}$ of the purchase price.
In the following exercises, find the sales tax rate.
Shawna bought a mixer for $\text{\$300}.$ The sales tax on the purchase was $\text{\$19.50}.$
6.5%
Orphia bought a coffee table for $\text{\$400}.$ The sales tax on the purchase was $\text{\$38}.$
Bopha bought a bedroom set for $\text{\$3,600}.$ The sales tax on the purchase was $\text{\$246.60}.$
6.85%
Ruth bought a washer and dryer set for $\text{\$2,100}.$ The sales tax on the purchase was $\text{\$152.25}.$
Solve Commission Applications
In the following exercises, find the commission.
Christopher sold his dinette set for $\text{\$225}$ through an online site, which charged him $\text{9\%}$ of the selling price as commission. How much was the commission?
$20.25
Michele rented a booth at a craft fair, which charged her $\text{8\%}$ commission on her sales. One day her total sales were $\text{\$193}.$ How much was the commission?
Farrah works in a jewelry store and receives $\text{12\%}$ commission when she makes a sale. How much commission will she receive for selling a $\text{\$8,125}$ ring?
$975
Jamal works at a car dealership and receives $\text{9\%}$ commission when he sells a car. How much commission will he receive for selling a $\text{\$32,575}$ car?
Hector receives $\text{17.5\%}$ commission when he sells an insurance policy. How much commission will he receive for selling a policy for $\text{\$4,910}?$
$859.25
Denise receives $\text{10.5\%}$ commission when she books a tour at the travel agency. How much commission will she receive for booking a tour with total cost $\text{\$7,420}?$
In the following exercises, find the rate of commission.
Dontay is a realtor and earned $\text{\$11,250}$ commission on the sale of a $\text{\$375,000}$ house. What is his rate of commission?
3%
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