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Homework Help: math please help ms.sue

Posted by Cassidy on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 6:46pm.

MegaMart collects a sales tax equal to 1/16 of the retail price of each purchase and sends this money to the state government.

a. Is the amount of tax collected proportional to the cost of an item before tax is added?

b. Is the amount of tax collected proportional to the cost of an item after tax has been added?

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