Including a 7% sales tax, an inn charges $147.66 per night. Find the inn's nightly cost before tax added.?
- KrishnamurthyLv 74 months ago
Including a 7% sales tax, an inn charges $147.66 per night.
The inn's nightly cost before tax added is $138.00.
- PhilomelLv 74 months ago
- llafferLv 74 months ago
If there is a 7% tax, then if "x" is the pre-tax price, then the post-tax price is:
y = 1.07x
So what's the pre-tax cost if the post-tax cost is $147.66? Solve for x:
147.66 = 1.07x
147.66 / 1.07 = x
x = $138