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The sales tax on the purchase of a futon is ​$24.45. If the tax rate is 5​%, find the purchase price of the futon

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amadrid204

5% is the same as .05, so in this case, the sales tax is added by .05. Subtract .05 from 24.45 to get the original price of the futon. You'll get $24.40

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