Compute the change for each story problem.
Problem 1 :
Milburn purchased a shirt for $19.95 and a pair of pants for $24.95. He paid $3.14 in sales tax. What was his change from $50 ?
Solution :
Cost of shirt = $19.95
A pair of pants = $24.95
Sales tax = $3.14
Change amount = $50
Change we get,
Problem 2 :
Arlo bought several items that totaled $13.49. What was his change from a $20 bill ?
Solution :
Total amount = $13.49
Change amount = $20
Change we get,
Problem 3 :
Pamela spent $73.28 at the "five and dime". How much change did she get back from $100 ?
Solution :
Total amount = $100
Amount spent by Pamela = $73.28
Change we get,
Problem 4 :
Raoul bought a screwdriver set for $14.98 and a pair of pliers for $2.98. He paid $1.33 in tax. What was his change from a $20 bill ?
Solution :
Price of Screwdriver = $14.98
Price of pliers = $2.98
Sales tax = $1.33
Change amount = $20
Change we get,
Problem 5 :
Hentry purchased a basketball for $26.75 and a roll of duct tape for $2.79. He paid $0.39 in sales tax. What was his change from $40 ?
Solution :
Price of Basketball = $26.75
Price of a roll of duct tape = $2.79
Sales tax = $0.39
Change amount = $40
Change we get,
Problem 6 :
Ami bought a cherry wood desk for $259 and a desk chair for $38.59. She paid no sales tax on the items. If she paid with three $100 bills, how much change did she receive ?
Solution :
Price of wood desk = $259
Price of desk chair = $38.59
She paid with three $100 bills. Which is a total of $300.
Problem 7 :
At the school cafeteria, Phil bought two sandwiches at $1.75 each, 3 cookies for $0.50 each, and a soda for $1.09. If there was no sales tax, what was his change form $10.00 ?
Solution :
Price of one sandwich = $1.75
Cost of sandwiches price = 2 × 1.75
= $3.5
Price of one cookie = $0.50
Price of 3 cookies = 3 × 0.50
= $1.5
Price of soda = $1.09
Change we get,
Problem 8 :
Baker purchased a dozen golf balls for $12.50, a bag of tees for $1.79, and a golf shirt for $27.99. He paid $2.96 in sales tax. What was his change from $50.00 ?
Solution :
Baker purchased,
A dozen golf balls = $12.50
A bag of tees = $1.79
A golf shirt = $27.99
Sales tax = $2.96
Change amount = $50.00
Change we get,
Problem 9 :
Lucas spent a total of $14.79 on cat food. How much change did he get back from $20.00 ?
Solution :
Total cost = $14.79
Change amount = $20.00
Problem 10 :
Freddie purchased five cassette tapes for $3.95 each. He paid $1.11 in sales tax. How much change did he receive from $30.00 ?
Solution :
Freddie purchased,
One cassette tapes = $3.95
Five cassette tapes = 5 × 3.95
= $19.75
Sales tax = $1.11
Change amount = $30.00
Change we get,
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