#### Answer

The tax rate is 9%.

#### Work Step by Step

Write an equation or computing sales tax and solve for the unknown. Let p be the percentage.
$152.99\times p=13.77$
$152.99p\div152.99=13.77\div152.99$
$p=0.09=9$%

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321955048

ISBN 13:
978-0-32195-504-3

The tax rate is 9%.

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