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The sales tax on an item costing $236 is $28.20. What is the
sales tax rate to nearest tenth? Write ratio equation and solve it!

  • math - , Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 9:40pm

    let the rate be i
    i(236) = 28.2
    i = 28.2/236
    i = .11949
    or 11.9%

  • math - , Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 9:42pm

    Thank you Reiny

  • math - , Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 9:43pm

    welcome!

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