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NatalieLove
My car cost $19,500. Sales tax on the car was 8.5%. Using ‘P’ to represent the total amount paid for the car (including sales tax), write an algebraic equation that describes this transaction. got: p=19500/0.085
Nice try. Give some thought to P = 19500*(1 + 0.085)
p=9500+(0.085)(19500)