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Problem

The difference between a $6.5\%$ sales tax and a $6\%$ sales tax on an item priced at <dollar/>$20$ before tax is

$\text{(A)}$ <dollar/>$.01$

$\text{(B)}$ <dollar/>$.10$

$\text{(C)}$ <dollar/>$.50$

$\text{(D)}$ <dollar/>$1$

$\text{(E)}$ <dollar/>$abefore tax is$\text{(A)}$$.01$$(Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing  inserted.)\text{(B)}$$.10$$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $inserted.)\text{(C)}$$.50$$(Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing inserted.)\text{(D)}$$1$$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing$ inserted.)\text{(E)}$$abefore tax is

$\text{(A)}$ <dollar/>$.01$

$\text{(B)}$ <dollar/>$.10$

$\text{(C)}$ <dollar/>$.50$

$\text{(D)}$ <dollar/>$1$

$\text{(E)}$ <dollar/>$abefore tax is$\text{(A)}$$.01$$(Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing  inserted.)\text{(B)}$$.10$$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $inserted.)\text{(C)}$$.50$$(Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing inserted.)\text{(D)}$$1$$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing$ inserted.)\text{(E)}$$abefore tax is

$\text{(A)}$ <dollar/>$.01$

$\text{(B)}$ <dollar/>$.10$

$\text{(C)}$ <dollar/>$.50$

$\text{(D)}$ <dollar/>$1$

$\text{(E)}$ <dollar/>\$a