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Sam bought a stereo for a total of $676.24, including state sales tax. The state sales tax rate is 7%. What was the total amount of sales tax on the stereo? A. $632.00 C. $47.34 B. $85.59 D. $44.24
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User: Sam bought a stereo for a total of $676.24, including state sales tax. The state sales tax rate is 7%. What was the total amount of sales tax on the stereo? A. $632.00 C. $47.34 B. $85.59 D. $44.24

Weegy: Sam bought a stereo for a total of $676.24, including state sales tax. The state sales tax rate is 7%.The total amount of sales tax on the stereo is C. $47.34. [smile]
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Sam bought a stereo for a total of $676.24, including state sales tax. The state sales tax rate is 7%. The total amount of sales tax on the stereo was $44.24.
Price before sales tax: $676.24/1.07=$632.
To calculate sales tax, either subtract the price from the total after taxes (676.24-632=44.24) or multiply the price by 7% (632*.07=44.24)
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