# math 115 #14

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Identify the base in the following application:
The sales tax rate in a state is 7.5%. If you pay a tax of \$8.00 on an item that you purchase, what is its selling price?

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tax=sellingprice(.075)
so
8.00/.075=selling price

• math 115 #14 -

so my answer is \$106.67 correct

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correct.

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