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The amount of tax divided by the percent of tax (expressed as a decimal) will equal the original price.

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Q: How do you find the original price of an item if you know the sales tax percent and amount?

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$240.00

The sale price is 40.00

143.10

Multiply the original price by the decimal percentage. 26.00 * 0.15 = 3.9, so the sale price is 26.00 - 3.90 = 22.10.

marked price/original price =15,737.5

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purchase price x percent sales tax .... then added to the original amount

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$240.00

The original price was $104.00

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The sale price is 88.20

The sale price is 40.00

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143.10

Items that you buy are taxed on the actual amount that you paid for them.

OK, do the following. 12590 = 80% (original prince - 20%) 12590 / 80 = 157,375 157,375 * 100 = 15737,5 The original price is 15737,5

The new price is 106% = 1.06 of the original price. 1.06 x 21.25 = 22.525

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