# SOLUTION: If you spent \$78.00 on clothing and the sales tax was 4.5%, how much change should you get from \$100.00?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 366356: If you spent \$78.00 on clothing and the sales tax was 4.5%, how much change should you get from \$100.00?Found 3 solutions by rfer, mananth, josmiceli:Answer by rfer(12670)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!78*1.045=81.51 100-81.51=\$18.49 Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!4.5% of 78 = 0.045*78 =3.51 Total bill = bill + tax Total bill = 78+3.51= 81.5 100-81.51=18.49 the change you will get back .. m.ananth@hotmail.ca Answer by josmiceli(9697)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! You should get \$18.49 change