cashsebas30:

Question 7 The sales tax for an item was $ 18.40 and it cost $ 460 before tax. Find the sales tax rate. Write your answer as a percentage. % the sales tax for an item was $18.40 and it cost $460 before tax.

7 months ago
Allison:

Hmm. I think this would be .04%

7 months ago
Allison:

@Hero

7 months ago
Allison:

18.40/460

7 months ago
cashsebas30:

thank you!!!

7 months ago
Allison:

Hey wait lol

7 months ago
Allison:

I am not sure about it

7 months ago
Allison:

@Shadow

7 months ago
cashsebas30:

oh lmao

7 months ago
Allison:

@Angle @ShadowWolf

7 months ago
ShadowWolf:

hmmmm I think it might be 9%

7 months ago
Allison:

Did you google it?

7 months ago
ShadowWolf:

no

7 months ago
Allison:

What you googled is something different and different numbers.

7 months ago
cashsebas30:

i tried googling it, nothing popped up

7 months ago
ShadowWolf:

If anything u should do what Allison said

7 months ago
ShadowWolf:

0.4%

7 months ago
cashsebas30:

9%?

7 months ago
Allison:

No no

7 months ago
Allison:

Hold on sheesh

7 months ago
Allison:

Okay the formula should be total cost minus cost divided by cost

7 months ago
Allison:

@nuts

7 months ago
Allison:

Either 4% or .04%

7 months ago
Allison:

Or neither, ya know I hate math (':

7 months ago
cashsebas30:

same i suck at math :/

7 months ago
Allison:

96%???

7 months ago
zasco23:

it okay people giving it a try bring you close to becoming it friend

7 months ago
LootAtTheTime:

Ok so when you use use 4% of 460 to find your sales tax you’re going to end up with 18.4 and that is goin got be your answer.

7 months ago
Allison:

YEAH I WAS RIGHT 4%

7 months ago
Allison:

Ryan thank you, life saver <33333

7 months ago
zasco23:

i think it's just division

7 months ago
LootAtTheTime:

If you use 0.4 you end up with 0.184 instead of the goal 18.4.

7 months ago
Allison:

Okay I was partially right

7 months ago
Hero:

@Allison seems like she was in a state of panic after giving the answer not certain whether her given answer was correct. All this while attempting to impersonate mods not named Hero.

7 months ago
Allison:

Close this question now that it’s been answered.

7 months ago
Allison:

Hey shhush

7 months ago
LootAtTheTime:

I’m going to eat a taco brb.

7 months ago
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