Consumer math

Sales tax is an additional amount of money charged on items that people buy. The total cost of an item is the regular price plus tha sales tax.
A DVD player costs $120 and the sales tax is 6%. What is the total cost of the DVD player? Step 1: Find the sales tax
Step 2: Add the sales tax to the regular price. $7.20 +$120=$127.20 The total cost of the DVD player is $127.20. What is the total cost of a sweatshirt if the regular price is $45 and the sales tax is 7% Step 1: Find the sales tax
Step 2: Add the sales tax to the regular price. $3.15 +$45=$48.15 The total cost of the sweatshirt is $48.15. 