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Matthew bought a pair of jeans for $35, how much did he have to spend in tax if tax was 8.5%?

 Jan 20, 2022
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Is the $35 with or without tax?

 

If it is with tax: 

 

35 = 108.5

32.26 = 100 so $2.74

 

If it is without tax:

 

35 = 100

2.98 = 8 so $2.98

 Jan 20, 2022
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x + 0.085(x) = 35

   1.085x = 35

   1.085x/1.085 = 35/1.085

            x = 32.26

    --> 32.26 (0.085)

    --> $2.74

 Jan 22, 2022

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