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Posted by **Betsy** on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 11:00pm.

2) A community is considering increasing the sales tax rate 0.5% to fund a new sports arena. If the tax rate is raised, how much more will you pay in sales tax on $500.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 11:12pm1.

5/20 = $0.25 each

1.00 - 0.25 = $0.75 profit

75% is profit

2.

0.005 * 500 = $2.50

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