# Activities 5

For these problems, assume a sales tax rate of $5$ %.

## 5.1)

The price of a shelving unit is \$$40$ before tax. What’s the price you have to pay when you add the tax?

## 5.2)

A shopkeeper wants to be left with \$$30$ after selling a certain jacket. That means he wants the jacket to cost \$$30$ before tax. What will his customers have to pay for the jacket?

## 5.3)

A pair of trousers costs \$$30.45$ including tax. What’s the price before tax?

## 5.4)

A dress used to cost \$$20$, and its price increased by a growth factor of $1.15$. What’s the new price of the dress?

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