#### Answer

9%

#### Work Step by Step

sales tax = tax rate $\times$ purchase price
1665 = r $\times$18500 Divide both sides by 18500
$\frac{1665}{18500}$=$\frac{r\times18500}{18500}$
0.09=r
r=9%
The sales tax rate is 9%

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