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Posted by **Debbie** on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 8:40pm.

The sales tax rate in a state is 7.5%. If you pay a tax of $8.00 on an item that you purchase, what is its selling price?

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 8:44pmtax=sellingprice(.075)

so

8.00/.075=selling price

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**Debbie**, Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 8:50pmso my answer is $106.67 correct

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 8:52pmcorrect.

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