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 The cost before tax and shipping 2008-02-06 From jonathan:Please explain how to solve this problem. I know you have to work backwards. If i have \$125 to spend, how do I know the most I can spend before adding 6% tax and 9% shipping.(shipping is cost before tax) I can only figure this out by trial and error. I know there is a better wayAnswered by Penny Nom. What is the Sales Tax? and Shipping? 2007-04-24 From Mark:1 Item \$4020.44 1 Item \$1749.86 1 Item \$11455.62 Total 17,225.92 The sales tax and shipping is included in the total. The sales tax rate is 8.75% What is the Sales Tax? and Shipping?Answered by Stephen La Rocque. Marine shipping - fuel consumption 2006-04-26 From Sandy:When a ship is 800 nautical miles from port its speed is reduced by 20%, thereby reducing the daily fuel consumption by 42 tonnes and arriving in port with 50 tonnes onboard. If the fuel consumption per hour is given by the expression (0.136 + 0.001V^3) where V is speed in knots; Estimate a) reduced consumption per day b) fuel onboard when speed reduced c) normal consumption for 800 nautical mile voyage d) increase in steaming timeAnswered by Stephen La Rocque. Shipping charges 2002-02-19 From Sohail:A mail order company charges a fixed fee for shipping merchandise that weighs 1 pound or less, plus an additional fee for each pound over 1 pound. If there shipping charge for 5 pounds is \$4.80, and for 12 pounds is \$6.20, find the fixed fee and the additional fee.Answered by Penny Nom.

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