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# There is 4.8% sales tax on all clothing items purchased. Danielle wants to buy a shirt, which costs $18.95. Danielle figures that if she has $20 she will have enough to buy the shirt. After adding in sales tax, is $20 a reasonable amount for Danielle to bring?

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Answer:Yes ,is a reasonable amount. If she has $20 she will have enough to buy the shirtStep-by-step explanation:we know thatThe total amount is equal to the price of the shirt plus the sales taxwe have that[tex]100\%+4.8\%=104.8\%=104.8/100=1.048[/tex]Multiply 1.048 by the cost of the shirt[tex]\$18.95(1.048)=\$19.86[/tex]Compare[tex]\$19.86 < \$20[/tex]thereforeYes ,is a reasonable amount. If she has $20 she will have enough to buy the shirt