anonymous
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Lucas bought some plumbing equipment for $37.38. The price he paid included a sales tax of 5%. What was the price of the plumbing equipment before the tax was added? A. $35.60 B. $36.33 C. $37.33 D. $39.25
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anonymous
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He paid 37.38 let the price be x 37.38 = price + tax 37.38 = x + 0.05x then solve for x
anonymous
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37.33 right

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how? 37.38/1.05 = 35.6

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