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For a certain car repair, the total charge consisted

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For a certain car repair, the total charge consisted of a charge for parts, a charge for labor, and a 6 percent sales tax on both the charge for parts and the charge for labor. If the charge for parts, excluding sales tax, was \$50.00, what was the total charge for the repair?
(1) The sales tax on the charge for labor was \$9.60.
(2) The total sales tax was \$12.60.

A. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
B. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
C. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
D. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
E. Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.

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09 Oct 2008, 06:48
[quote="albany09"]For a certain car repair, the total charge consisted of a charge for parts, a charge for labor, and a 6 percent sales tax on both the charge for parts and the charge for labor. If the charge for parts, excluding sales tax, was \$50.00, what was the total charge for the repair?
(1) The sales tax on the charge for labor was \$9.60.
(2) The total sales tax was \$12.60.

charge =(l+p)+ o.06(l+p),= (l+p)(1+0.06) = (l+p)(1.06), p = 50,

from 1

0.06l = 9.6..suff

from2

0.06(l+p) = 12.6 , p is given thus l is deductable.......suff

D

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