Mathematics
Bettie762
2015-11-07 09:36:21
A hotel manager found that his gross receipts for the day, including a 4% sales tax, were 3541.20. Find the amount of sales tax collected
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luckybooboo
2015-11-07 11:46:58

let x=amount of money made before the sales tax was added to this amountx+0.06*x=$4459.421.06*x=$4459.42x=$4459.42/1.06x=$4207 before the tax is addedthe tax is 6% of $4207 which equals 0.06*$4207=$252.42, the sales taxcheck:$4207+$252.42=$4459.42

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