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Calculate the sales tax on a microwave oven that has a purchase price of $185. The tax rate is 7 percent.

185 times 7/100 equals

Convert 7/100 into a decimal and multiply.

If you calculated and figured that the sales tax on a $185 item is $12.95, you got the correct answer. If not, try again. If you need help calculating with decimals, review our Decimals tutorial in our Math section.