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samtab
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Gail paid $118.65 for a varsity jacket. The price includes a 5% sales tax.
How much was the jacket before the tax?
a,$112.72
b,$113.00
c,$117.00
d,$124.65 please help me:(
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samtab Group Title
Gail paid $118.65 for a varsity jacket. The price includes a 5% sales tax. How much was the jacket before the tax? a,$112.72 b,$113.00 c,$117.00 d,$124.65 please help me:(
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ktnguyen1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Try it 118.65(95)/100
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_irawk_ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1.05 of x is 118.65, right? So divide 118.65 by 1.05 to get x.
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samtab Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont realy get it
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_irawk_ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You are trying to find x, the original cost
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_irawk_ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
105% of x is 118.65
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_irawk_ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So divide 118.65 by 1.05 (105%) to get x
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_irawk_ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x is 118.65/1.05
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ktnguyen1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Original cost will be 100% 5% =95%because which you paid already included the tax.
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