OpenStudy (anonymous):

Jake paid $100.70, for a color printer. This cost included a 6% tax. How much did the printer itself, before the tax, cost? = 95.00 How do i show this on paper?

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

make an equation, let x=cost of printer excluding tax.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

x+.06x=100.70 x(1+.06)=100.70 x(1.06)=100.70 x=95

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

ty just not good at showing it on paper.

5 years ago