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NatalieLove

  • 3 years ago

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

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  1. tkhunny
    • 3 years ago
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    Nice try. Give some thought to P = 19500*(1 + 0.085)

  2. NatalieLove
    • 3 years ago
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    p=9500+(0.085)(19500)

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