A man goes to the grocery store. He buys a carton of milk for $4.50, a dozen eggs for $2.25, and a pound of ground beef for $1.99. If the tax is 15%, what will his total bill be?
First, calculate the total value of the man’s purchases before tax:
4.50 + 2.25 + 1.99 = 8.74
Then, calculate the amount of tax he will have to pay: 8.74×0.15 = 1.31
Finally, add these two values to get his total bill: 8.74 + 1.31 = 10.05
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