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you find a sales receipt from a store that shows the total price as $40, and the total amount paid including sales tax as $42.

a. Write an equation you can use to find the sales tax rate r.

b. Can you use r to find the percent for the sales tax?

asked by robin
  1. rate=tax/price=(42-40)/2
    percent= r*100

    posted by bobpursley

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