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In Pennsylvania, state sales tax is used to pay for services provided by the state. The sales tax rates vary by city and county. In Warren County the sales tax rate is 6%; in Allegheny County, the sales tax rate is 7%; and in Philadelphia the sales tax rate is 8%.

Shoes stores in Philadelphia are selling the Puma x Polaroid RS-0 (a fancy name for a sneaker) for $129.99, and Chelsea boots from Urban Outfitters for $89.99. Rounded to the nearest cent, how much more is the tax on the sneakers than the tax on the boots?

A
The tax on the sneakers is $3.20 more than the tax on the boots.

B
The tax on the sneakers is $4.20 more than the tax on the boots.

C
The tax on the sneakers is $3.20 less than the tax on the boots.

D
The tax on the sneakers is $4.20 less than the tax on the boots.

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  1. 0.08 * (129.99 - 89.99)

    Something tells me you didn't want to bother reading through the relevant information.

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