# If a new shirt costs $34.99 and the sales tax is $2.10, the sales tax rate is

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**Solution:**

Given, cost price of shirt = $34.99

Sales tax = $2.10

If ‘x’ is the sales rate,

⇒ (x/100) × 34.99 = 2.10

⇒ x = (2.10 × 100)/34.99

⇒ x = 6.00

Therefore, the sales rate is 6%.

## If a new shirt costs $34.99 and the sales tax is $2.10, the sales tax rate is

**Summary:**

If a new shirt costs $34.99 and the sales tax is $2.10, the sales tax rate is 6%.

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