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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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