mike went to the bakery and bought eatable worth 25$, out of which 30 cents went on sales tax on taxable purchases. if the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?

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  1. taxable items ---- x
    cost of taxable items = x + .06x = 1.06x
    non-taxable items ---- 25-1.06x

    .06x = .30

    So he bought 5$ of taxable and 19.70$ of nontaxable items.

    5 + .06(5) + 19.75

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