Percentage math word problem

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  1. Including the 6% sales tax, you pay $15.37 for a CD. What was the original price of the CD?  (2 pt)
Sep 4th, 2015

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Let the original price be = Y

0.06 x y = 0.06y

y + 0.06y = 15.37

1.06y = 15.37

y = 15.37/1.06

y = $14.5

Original price = $14.5

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