# SOLUTION: The total cost of airfare is \$214, including the 10% tax or the original airfare. what is the original airfare?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 179391: The total cost of airfare is \$214, including the 10% tax or the original airfare. what is the original airfare?Answer by nerdybill(6951)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! The total cost of airfare is \$214, including the 10% tax or the original airfare. what is the original airfare? . Let x = original cost then x + .10x = 214 x(1+.10) = 214 x(1.10) = 214 x = 214/1.10 x = \$194.55