Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - Review Exercises - Page 466: 52

Answer

Answer: Tax Rate = 7.5 % Total Cost = $838.5

Work Step by Step

Cost of Item = 780 Dollar Amount of Tax rate = 58.50 Dollar Amount of tax = Tax rate $\times$ Cost of Item i.e. 58.50 = Tax rate$\times $780 Tax rate= 58.5 $\div$ 780 = 0.075 So, Tax rate = 7.5% Total Cost = Cost of Item + Tax = 780 + 58.50 = 838.5 Dollars
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