# Computing Unit Prices to Find the Better Buy Online Quiz

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### Explanation

Step 1:

Unit price of chicken nuggets = $$\frac{37.40}{5} =$$7.48$Unit price of chicken fingers = $$\frac{28.48}{4} =$$7.12$

Step 2:

As $$7.12 <$$7.48$, chicken fingers have the cheaper unit price. Q 2 - In January, a store sold 3 scarves for$14.70. In March, it sold 5 scarves for $23.90. In which month did a scarf cost the least? ### Answer : B ### Explanation Step 1: Unit price of scarves in January = $$\frac{14.70}{3} =$$4.90$

Unit price of scarves in March = $$\frac{23.90}{5} =$$4.78$Step 2: As $$4.78 <$$4.90$, scarves have cheaper unit price in March.

Q 3 - At a farming supply store 6 pounds of ‘A’ seeds cost $161.40 and 5 pounds of ‘B’ seeds cost$129.75 Which seeds have a lower unit price?

### Explanation

Step 1:

Unit price of ‘A’ seeds = $$\frac{161.40}{6} =$$26.90$Unit price of ‘B’ seeds = $$\frac{129.75}{5} =$$25.95$

Step 2:

As $$25.95 <$$26.90$, ‘B’ seeds have cheaper unit price. Q 4 - At a book exhibition, vendor 1 was selling a 4 books set for$39.20. Vendor 2 was selling a 6 books set for $52.98. Which vendor was selling at a higher unit price? ### Answer : C ### Explanation Step 1: Unit price of vendor 1 books = $$\frac{39.20}{4} =$$9.80$

Unit price of vendor 2 books = $$\frac{52.98}{6} =$$8.83$Step 2: As $$9.80 >$$8.83$, unit price of vendor 1 books is higher.

Q 5 - At a store Brand P potato chips were $19.50 for 5 bags. Brand Q potato chips were$13.05 for 3 bags. Which brand has the cheaper price?

### Explanation

Step 1:

Unit price of brand P chips = $$\frac{19.50}{5} =$$3.90$Unit price of brand Q chips = $$\frac{13.05}{3} =$$4.35$

Step 2:

Since $$3.90 <$$4.35$, brand P chips have a cheaper unit price. Q 6 - A store had 7 white chairs for$142.94 or 5 black chairs for $101.90. Which color chair has a lower unit price? ### Answer : C ### Explanation Step 1: Unit price of white chairs = $$\frac{142.94}{7} =$$20.42$

Unit price of black chairs = $$\frac{101.90}{5} =$$20.38$Step 2: As $$20.38 <$$20.42$, black chairs have a lower unit price.

Q 7 - At a store pork sold at $7.34 for 2 pounds and chicken sold at$6.75 for 5 pounds, which has a higher unit price?

### Explanation

Step 1:

Unit price of pork = $$\frac{7.34}{2} =$$3.67$per pound Unit price of chicken = $$\frac{6.75}{5} =$$1.35$ per pound.

Step 2:

As $$3.67 >$$1.35$, unit price of pork is higher. Q 8 - An ice company charged$5.67 for 7 bags of ice. If a convenience store sold 6 bags of ice for $5.46, which is a better buy? ### Answer : D ### Explanation Step 1: Unit price charged by ice company = $$\frac{5.67}{7} =$$0.81$.

Unit price charged by store = $$\frac{5.46}{6} =$$0.91$Step 2: Since $$0.81 <$$0.91$, ice company purchase is the better buy.

Q 9 - A shoe store was having a sale where 2 pairs of Brand A shoes cost $21.90 and 3 pairs of Brand B shoes cost$33.45. Which brand is the better buy?

### Explanation

Step 1:

Unit price of brand A shoes = $$\frac{21.90}{2} =$$10.95$Unit price of brand B shoes = $$\frac{33.45}{3} =$$11.15$

Step 2:

Since $$10.95 <$$11.15$, brand A shoes are a better buy. Q 10 - At a candy store, 3 large lollipops sell for$7.68 and 2 small packets of bubblegum cost $4.86. Which is a better buy? ### Answer : B ### Explanation Step 1: Unit price of large lollipops = $$\frac{7.68}{3} =$$2.56$

Unit price of bubblegum = $$\frac{4.86}{2} =$$2.43$Step 2: Since $$2.43 <$$2.56$, pack of bubble gum is a better buy. 