A question about (Solving a tax rate or interest rate problem using a system of linear equations)
A theater group made appearances in two cities. The hotel charge before tax in the second city was $1500
lower than in the first. The tax in the first city was 6.5%
, and the tax in the second city was 7%
. The total hotel tax paid for the two cities was $637.50
. How much was the hotel charge in each city before tax?