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A tax of 16% is levied on all electronic goods that a shop sells.

Elizabeth buys a laptop from the shop and pays $348 which is inclusive of tax.

(a) What is the amount of tax paid for the laptop?

(b) The shop earns a profit of $19.60 for each laptop sold. What was the cost of the laptop?


Notes to student:

  1. If the question above has parts, (e.g. (a) and (b)), given that the answer for part (a) is 10 and the answer for part (b) is 12, give your answer as:10,12
  2. Give your answer to part (b) as a decimal that is rounded off to 2 decimal places.


The correct answer is : 48,280.40
(a)$____,(b) $____