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# An airline must charge an 11 percent tax on the price of an airline ti

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An airline must charge an 11 percent tax on the price of an airline ticket. The airline wishes to charge the whole-dollar amount of \$433.00 for the ticket, including the tax. What price, to the nearest \$0.01, should the airline set for the ticket before the tax is added?

A. \$385.37
B. \$389.70
C. \$390.09
D. \$393.64
E. \$422.00

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06 Feb 2019, 04:20
Bunuel wrote:
An airline must charge an 11 percent tax on the price of an airline ticket. The airline wishes to charge the whole-dollar amount of \$433.00 for the ticket, including the tax. What price, to the nearest \$0.01, should the airline set for the ticket before the tax is added?

A. \$385.37
B. \$389.70
C. \$390.09
D. \$393.64
E. \$422.00

433= 1.11* x
x= 390.09
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