Posted by keyla on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:56am.
You paid $26696.5 for a new car. This includes the 7% sales tax. What was the original cost of the car?

math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:12am
1.07x = 26696.5
x = 24,950 
math  keyla, Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:29am
How did u get 1.07x

math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:32am
1.07 includes the original price and the tax.

math  keyla, Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:33am
How do u find that

math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:52am
1 + 0.07 = 1.07

math  keyla, Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:58am
Where did u get 1 from