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(20)(1.5)(1.05)=31.5   The answer is the product of the wholesale price (20), the constant 1.5 to indicate the 50% markup, and the constant 1.05 to indicate the 5% sales tax.   The total cost of the shirt is $31.50.

Both ways are acceptable.  However, you should know that I am an American and also a former British university law student.  For me anyways, it makes more intuitive sense to place the comma outside of the quotation marks with regards to its function in the sentence.  However, there...

Yes, these sentences are grammatically well-formed.  The first sentence has a poetic bent, but is nonetheless otherwise acceptable and comprehensible.

It is generally unacceptable to end a sentence with a preposition.  However, this is accomplished all the time.  The reason for this is because of custom.  In many cases, it has become customary to use grammatically incorrectly formed phrases and sentences.  For example, we ought...

This sequence is called an arithmetic sequence since the next term is determined by adding a constant, namely 3.  If the next term, however, were determined by multiplying a constant, then that sequence would be called a geometric sequence instead.

A prepositional phrase is a phrase introduced by a preposition that relates the spatial or temporal relationship between the phrase it introduces and a word in the sentence.  (Recall that a phrase is a sequence of words which lack a subject or verb or both, and that a preposition can generally...

It depends upon what the intended antecedent of the pronoun is.  If the intended antecedent of the pronoun is Jacob, then the answer is B.  However, if the intended antecedent of the pronoun is the local animal shelter, then the answer could be D if the local animal shelter is considered...