# math UNIT RATE

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an 8 ounce can of tomatoes costs \$1.14. an 12 12 once can costs \$1.75. which can of tomatoes has the better unit price? PLEASE SHOW WORK

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Unit price is price per ounce, usually expressed in cents per ounce. For the first can,
1.14/8 = 0.1425 \$/oz = 14.25 cents/oz

Now you do the second can and compare them. They are pretty close in unit price. Sometimes the bigger size is not the better deal.

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