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Suppose you are turning in a receipt to your ward financial clerk for a reimbursement and unfortunately only the final amount of $57.93 is showing on the receipt. The ward clerk asks for your help to calculate how much went to state sales tax (which is currently 6%). How much of the total $57.93 went to sales tax?

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    1.06x = 57.93

    x = 54.65

    57.93 - 54.65 = ?

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