**The cost of a backpack is 60% of the cost of a shirt.**

**a) If the shirt costs $32.60, how much does the backpack cost?**

**Steps:**

**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?**

**Step:**

**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**

**A video about turning percents to decimal:**

**A link about it click**

**here**

Great job Bethel! I like how you explained how you got the answer, it was easy for me to understand. I also liked your video it helped me a lot!

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