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Given a sales tax rate and the final price paid, how do I determine how much of the final price was the tax? For example, if I spent $15.83, how much of that was the sales tax whose rate is 8%?

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Given a sales tax rate and the final price paid, how do I determine how much of the final price was the tax? For example, if I spent $15.83, how much of that was the sales tax whose rate is 8%?

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