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If the total price paid for an item is $20.25 and the cost of the item before sales tax is $18.90, what is the rate of sales tax?

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lilchop06

20.25 -18.90 = 1.351.35 / 18.90 = 0.071428571= 7.14% check:18.90 x 1.34946 Round to 1.3518.90 + 1.35 = 20.25  Sales tax = 7.14%

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