# SOLUTION: The final cost of the tv is \$3,706.30. The local sales tax is 8.1%. What is the labeled pre-tax price? This is what I did but am not sure if correct. 3706.30/108.1% (conver

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 Question 27482: The final cost of the tv is \$3,706.30. The local sales tax is 8.1%. What is the labeled pre-tax price? This is what I did but am not sure if correct. 3706.30/108.1% (converted 8.1% + 100=108.1) then... 3706.30/1.08= \$3,431.76 (my answer) Is this correct?Answer by stanbon(57347)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Correct because (original price)+0.081(original price)= 3706.30 1.081(orig. price)=3706.30 orig. price = 3706.30/1.081 Cheers, stan H.