Mathematics

Question

*IMPORTANT*
The final bill including tax was $42.50. If the tax was 8.6% what was the original
bill before tax was added?
*IMPORTANT* The final bill including tax was $42.50. If the tax was 8.6% what was the original bill before tax was added?

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    $38.84

    Step-by-step explanation:

    8.6% of $42.50

    42.50 × 8.6/100 = 3.655 or 3.66

    before tax

    $42.50 - $3.66 = $38.84

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