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Asked Jun 12, 2019
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Stan paid $580.50 after taxes for a new television. If the sales tax rate is 7.5%, what was the cost of the television before taxes?

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Step 1

Given, total cost = $580.50 and sales tax rate = 7.5%

 

Step 2

Therefore,

 

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7.5 -x 580.50 100 Sales tax =0.075 x 580.50 =$43.5375

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Hence,

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Cost before tax = total cost -sales tax =580.50-43.5375 =$536.9625

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