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Flashcards in Utility bills Deck (11):
1

What is a Utility Bill made up of?

It comprises of a electricity, gas, water and refuse comsumption and the amount that each household has used and needs to pay each month

2

What is the electricity and gas measured by?

It is measured by Kilowatt Hour

 

3

How is the electricity and gas calculated?

Multiply KWh by a rate

 

4

What is the water conservation tax?

It is tax on the water used. It is a tax to reinforce the need for families to use water wisely.

5

How is the water conservation tax calculated?

It is calculated an a percentage of the water bill 

6

Calculate the cost the electricity used

504 * 0.2670 = $134.57

7

Calculate the cost the gas used

260 * 0.2126 = $55.28

8

Calculate the water conservation tax

$21.76 * 30/100 = $6.53

9

Calculate the total charges without GST

$134.57 + $55.28 + $32.58 + $4.03 + $6.53 = $232.99

10

Calculate the GST

 $232.99 * 7/100 = $16.30

11

Calculate the Final bill 

 $232.99 + $16.30 = $249.29