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Nelly buys a board game. She pays for the board game and pays 1.54 dollars in sales tax. The sales tax rate is 5.5 percent. What is the original price of the board game before tax?

Correct answer:

x =  28 USD

Step-by-step explanation:

T=1.54 USD q=5.5%=1005.5=0.055  x q = T  x=T/q=1.54/0.055=28 USD

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