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There is a sales tax of $6 on an item that costs $88 before tax. The sales tax on a second item is $21 . How much does the second item cost before tax?

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latinaberryhill

6 / 88 = 21/x cross multiply (6)(x) = (21)(88) 6x = 1848 x = 1848/6 x = 308 <==

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