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The sales tax rate in a state is 8%. If you pay a tax of $2.50 on an item purchased, what is the selling price?

Plaese identify the BASE in this problem.

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    The tax is = 8% (.08) of the price.
    In equation form: 2.5 = 0.08P.
    Solve for p: P = 2.5/.08 = 31.25

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