Applied Linear Equations: Tax Problem - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

In Algebra II and in the real world, sometimes we need to solve tax math problems by using linear equations. When solving word problems using linear equations, we first need to pull out the relevant information and put it into equation form. When working with tax math problems, we are usually asked to calculate sales tax rates or the total cost of an item with tax.

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Applied Linear Equations: Tax Problem - Problem 1

Your parents buy you a new computer for a birthday present. They spend $2000 including a 5% tax rate,

how much did you computer retail for?
Problem 1
How to find retail price of an item when the total amount spent and the tax rate are known.