Q. 1245.0( 2 Votes )

The table shows the cost of sunscreen of two brands with and without sales tax. Which brand has a greater sales tax rate? Give the sales tax rate of each brand.


Answer :

Given, Brand X sunscreen cost = Rs.70


With sales tax it is Rs.75


Also, Brand Y sunscreen cost = Rs.62


With sales tax it is Rs.65


Sales Tax paid for brand X = 75-70 = 5Rs.


Sales Tax paid for brand Y = 65-62 = 3Rs.


Hence, brand X has greater sales tax rate.


Now, SalesTax =


Sales tax for brand X =


=


=


= 71.4%


Sales tax for brand Y =


=


= 4.838


= 4.84%


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