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Jack purchased a phone for $1,500 and paid tax at the rate of 5 percent, while Tom purchased a phone for $1,200 and paid tax at the rate of 15 percent. The total amount Tom paid was what percent less than the total amount Jack paid?

(A) 5%
(B) 7%
(C) 9%
(D) 12%
(E) 15%

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Total for Jack = 1500 * 1.05 = 1575
Total for Tom = 1200 * 1.15 = 1380
Difference = 195
195/1575 * 100 = 12 %
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Jack purchased a phone for $1,500 and paid tax at the rate of 5 percent, while Tom purchased a phone for $1,200 and paid tax at the rate of 15 percent. The total amount Tom paid was what percent less than the total amount Jack paid?

(A) 5%
(B) 7%
(C) 9%
(D) 12%
(E) 15%


Perhaps Approximate Percentage is being asked for here, because Percentage of 195/1575 = 12.38%
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