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 2 years ago
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:(
 2 years ago
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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try it 118.65(95)/100

_irawk_
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01.05 of x is 118.65, right? So divide 118.65 by 1.05 to get x.

_irawk_
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are trying to find x, the original cost

_irawk_
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So divide 118.65 by 1.05 (105%) to get x

ktnguyen1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Original cost will be 100% 5% =95%because which you paid already included the tax.
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