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A state sales tax rate is 6.5%. If the tax on a purchase was \$16.51, what was the price of the purchase.
6.5%/\$16.51=\$254.00

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you are right
6.5 % = \$16.51
100 % = x

16.51 x 1oo= 1651 / 6.5 = 254

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