Malik A.

asked • 07/21/21

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?

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