# SOLUTION: David went to dinner at his favorite restaurant. The meal he ordered was \$8.95. When he received his bill the total was \$9.62 because of the sales tax. What was the sales tax rate?

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 Question 50156: David went to dinner at his favorite restaurant. The meal he ordered was \$8.95. When he received his bill the total was \$9.62 because of the sales tax. What was the sales tax rate?Answer by 303795(595)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The amount of sales tax was \$9.62 - \$8.95 = 0.67 The sales tax rate was 0.67/8.95 x 100=7.5%