# SOLUTION: Germaine paid \$599.20 for new tires with7% sales tax inlcuded. What was the price if the tires?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numeric Fractions Question 644401: Germaine paid \$599.20 for new tires with7% sales tax inlcuded. What was the price if the tires?Answer by nerdybill(6963)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Germaine paid \$599.20 for new tires with7% sales tax inlcuded. What was the price if the tires? . Let x = price (\$) of tires then x + .07x = 599.20 x(1 + .07) = 599.20 x(1.07) = 599.20 x = 599.20/1.07 x = \$560