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Percents and Proportions: Sales Tax

SATMAT-R6R1VO

Paula paid $\$277.50$ after tax for an mp3 player that had a list price of $\$250$.

What was the sales tax on the item?

Express your answer as a percent. Round to the nearest tenth of a percent if necessary.

A

$1.1\%$

B

$11\%$

C

$9\%$

D

$0.9\%$