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1. A tax-exempt school group received a bill of $251.22 for educational software. The bill incorrectly included sales tax of 6%. How much should the school group pay?
asked Feb 11, 2013 in PRE-ALGEBRA by abstain12 Apprentice

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Received bill of tax-exempt school group is $251.22

Percentage of  bill incorrectly included sales tax is 6%

Correctly included sales tax is (100 - 6) = 94%

The school group pay is

(251.22 × 94)/100 = $236.1468.

 

answered Feb 15, 2013 by britally Apprentice

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