# Math Practice Topic: Purchases At Stores

 Description: This topic covers taxes and discounts. Adaptive Learning Progression: Tax, then discounts, then markups. Start using MathScore for free

## Sample Levels (out of 8)

Find the total costs asked for.

 1 You wish to buy a pencil that costs \$0.52 and a sticker that costs \$0.28. The sales tax is 5.75%. What is the total cost? 2 You wish to buy a gumball that costs \$0.19 and a sticker that costs \$0.31. The sales tax is 5.5%. What is the total cost?

Find the total costs asked for.

 1 A store offers a 25% discount on a pound of strawberries that retails for \$4. The sales tax is 9.75%. What does the pound of strawberries cost? 2 A store offers a 10% discount on a pair of scissors that retails for \$9. The sales tax is 7.75%. What does the pair of scissors cost?

Find the total costs asked for.

 1 A store offers a 35% discount on a computer that was marked up by 5% from the original retail price of \$581. The sales tax is 9.75%. What does the computer cost? 2 A store offers a 50% discount on a guitar that was marked up by 10% from the original retail price of \$361. The sales tax is 9.25%. What does the guitar cost?