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David is buying a cheese wheel priced at \$650$650dollar sign, 650 before tax. The store charges 8\%8%8, percent sales tax.What is the total price, including tax, David pays for the cheese wheel?

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Answer:702Step-by-step explanation:First, we find the amount of tax on the cheese wheel. What is \blueD{8\%}8%start color blueD, 8, percent, end color blueD of \greenD{650}650start color greenD, 650, end color greenD? \blueD{8\%}\times\greenD{650}={ ?}8%×650=?start color blueD, 8, percent, end color blueD, times, start color greenD, 650, end color greenD, equals, question mark Hint #22 / 5 Percent means per hundred, so \blueD{8\%}8%start color blueD, 8, percent, end color blueD is equivalent to \blueD{\dfrac{8}{100}}  100 8 ​  start color blueD, start fraction, 8, divided by, 100, end fraction, end color blueD, which is also equal to \blueD{8\div100}8÷100start color blueD, 8, divided by, 100, end color blueD. \blueD{8\div100=0.08}8÷100=0.08start color blueD, 8, divided by, 100, equals, 0, point, 08, end color blueD Hint #33 / 5 \blueD{0.08}\times\greenD{650}=\maroonD{52}0.08×650=52start color blueD, 0, point, 08, end color blueD, times, start color greenD, 650, end color greenD, equals, start color maroonD, 52, end color maroonD The tax on the cheese wheel is \$\maroonD{52}.$52.dollar sign, start color maroonD, 52, end color maroonD, point Hint #44 / 5 To find the total price of the cheese wheel, take the price before tax, \$\greenD{650}$650dollar sign, start color greenD, 650, end color greenD, and add the tax, \$\maroonD{52}$52dollar sign, start color maroonD, 52, end color maroonD. \greenD{650}+\maroonD{52}=\purpleC{702}650+52=702