Sunday

April 20, 2014

April 20, 2014

Posted by **unknown** on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 5:08pm.

The sales tax rate in a state is 7.5%. If you pay a tax of $17.50 on an item that you purchase, what is its selling price?

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 5:12pmHow do YOU think this problem could be solved? What do YOU think is the answer?

- math -
**MathMate**, Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 5:13pm$100 : $7.5

x : $17.5

x = $100*17.5/7.5 = $233.33

**Related Questions**

math 115 #14 - Identify the base in the following application: The sales tax ...

MAT115 - Identify the base in the following application: The sales tax rate is 8...

MAT115 - Identify the "Base" in the following application: The sales tax rate is...

math - The sales tax rate in a state is 8%. If you pay a tax of $2.50 on an item...

Math 115 - Please check answer. The sale tax rate in a state is 7.5%. If you pay...

Computer Science - Design a program that will ask the user to enter the amount ...

Java Programming - I'm a beginner to Java and I need to know how to do the ...

MATH - A state sales tax is levied at a rate of 7.5%. How much tax would one pay...

math - Find the sales tax rate in your area. Using this tax rate, write a linear...

Compter programing Design - Design a program that will ask the user to enter the...