Posted by Debbie on .
Identify the base in the following application:
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?

math 115 #14 
bobpursley,
tax=sellingprice(.075)
so
8.00/.075=selling price 
math 115 #14 
Debbie,
so my answer is $106.67 correct

math 115 #14 
bobpursley,
correct.