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The discount on a new computer was $110. This was a discount of 19%. What would a customer pay for the computer if a 3% sales tax was added to the sale price?

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    let the selling price be x
    .19x = 110
    x = 110/.19 = 578.95

    less our discount = 459.95

    final cost including 6% tax = 459.95(1.03) = 473.75

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