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Midtown Antiques collects 2% sales tax on all sales. If total sales including tax are $1161.87 find the portion that is the tax amount.

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  1. t = 1161.87 - (1161.87 / 1.02)

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  2. let x = original cost

    1.02x = 1161.87

    Calculate x, subtract from 1161.87.

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