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Ken spends $344.76 before tax at a hardware store. If the sales tax rate in his city is 7.5%, what is the total cost of his purchase? Round to the nearest cent if necessary.



  • Q: What is the amount of sales tax? A: Amount of sales tax is 344.76 * 0.075 = 25.86.
  • Q: What is the total cost of purchase? A: Total cost of purchase (with tax) is 344.76 + 25.86 = 370.62.