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# You bought 3 T-shirts @ $14.95 and 4 sweatshirts @$39.99 in a state with a sales tax rate of 2.7%. What was the total amount of the sales receipt?

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In this exercise, we are tasked to find the sales slip total for a purchase of 3 T-shirts @ $\14.95$, and 4 sweatshirts @ $\39.99$. The sales tax for this purchase was $2.7\%$.

What value should we multiply by the tax rate to find the sales tax?

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