# Unit Price (per plate)? - Campbell County Schools

```The unit rate is the rate
for one unit of a given
quantity.
Unit Price:
Price per Item
Measure or Count of Items
•Allows shoppers to compare the
prices of items quickly and easily
Genuardi’s
Paper
Plates
Unit Price
Unit Price =
\$2
50 plates
= \$0.40 per plate
Unit Price =
For
\$2
9 oz.
9 oz.
= \$0.22 per oz.
Cereal
Unit Price =
\$2
13.75 oz
For
13.75 oz.
= \$0.15 per oz.
Coffee
Oranges
4 lb. Bag
\$2.99
Unit Price?
M &amp; M’s
14 oz. Bag for \$2.69
Unit Price?
Safeway Select
Detergent
Wisk Laundry Detergent
300 oz.
100 oz.
\$10.99
\$4.99
What is the Unit Price? What is the Unit Price?
Dixie plates
Hefty plates
\$2.49
2 for \$4.00
24 count
50 count (each pkg.)
Unit Price (per plate)?
Unit Price (per plate)?
Cheerios
3 for \$6
13.75 oz. boxes
Unit Price (per oz.)?
Cheerios
3 for \$7.00
15 oz. boxes
Unit Price (per oz.)?
Bounty: 8 rolls
\$5.99
Thirsty: 2 rolls
\$2.99
Now you want to compare these two
brands, which are both on sale. You have
determined that you want 8 rolls of paper
towels. Which brand will you buy?
•“Finding the Better Buy” is determining
which size, store, or deal will give you the
•We use Unit Prices to compare product
sizes to find the better buy
•We also use Unit Prices to determine which
store or deal will give us the better buy
Amy can read 88 pages in 4 hours.
What is the unit rate? (How many
pages can she read per hour?)
Samuel checked his heart rate. He
counted 150 beats in two minutes.
Calculate his heartbeats per minute.
Gus’s Gas Station sells gas using the following
equation :
C= 3.35g
(C= total cost, g= # of gallons)
Sally’s Station uses the following table:
Gallons of Gas
Total Cost
2
7
4
14
6
21
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