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If the retail price of a shirt is R dollars, and the price including sales tax is T dollars then the sales tax, as a percent, is


A. R(T−R)/100

B. (T−R)/(100T)

C. (100T−R)/T

D. (T−100R)/T

E. 100(T−R)/R

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Bunuel wrote:
If the retail price of a shirt is R dollars, and the price including sales tax is T dollars then the sales tax, as a percent, is


A. R(T−R)/100

B. (T−R)/(100T)

C. (100T−R)/T

D. (T−100R)/T

E. 100(T−R)/R


Given , Retail price=$R
Price including sales Tax=$T
So, %Sales Tax=\(\frac{T-R}{R} *100\)
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Bunuel wrote:
If the retail price of a shirt is R dollars, and the price including sales tax is T dollars then the sales tax, as a percent, is


A. R(T−R)/100

B. (T−R)/(100T)

C. (100T−R)/T

D. (T−100R)/T

E. 100(T−R)/R
Hi Bunuel,

Although I got the correct answer but I think question can be more clear by stating that sale tax as a percentage of either total /retail

( Although no option matches with sale tax as a percentage of total cost).



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