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Unformatted text preview: 7. Tara paid $42.60 for a shirt including the 9.25% tax. How much did the shirt cost before applying the tax? 8. Yesterday, Sarah purchased a shirt and pair of pants. If the shirt cost three more than half the price of the pants and she paid a total of $84: a) How much did the shirt cost? b) How much did the pants cost? 9. The houses on the east side of Main Street are numbered with consecutive odd numbers. Tim and Cyrus are neighbors whose house numbers add up to 836. Find their house numbers. 10. Kat bought a broken record player for $80, xed it, and sold it for $96. Elizabeth bought a new dress for $36, added some embellishments and sold the dress for $45. Who got the best return on their investment? (hint: calculate the percent increase for each) 1...
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- Spring '08