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Jenny bought scrapbook supplies for $70.75. She paid $5.66 in sales tax. What was the sales tax rate on the supplies? If necessary, round your answer to the nearest tenth.

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  1. Does 70.75 include the sales tax?

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Ms. Sue it doesn't say in the word problem

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  3. Then go with Steve's explanation.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. I don't get this

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