a) If the shirt costs $32.60, how much does the backpack cost?
1.Change the percent to a decimal.
2.Multiply it to how much the shirt cost.
3.You get the answer.
.60 x $32.60
Answer is of how much the backpack cost: $19.56
b)What is the total price of a backpack and shirt before tax?
1.Add the answer from how much the backpack cost from Question A with how much the shirt cost.
$19.56 + $32.60 = $52.16
Answer is: $52.16
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