Rates and Unit Price

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Lesson Description:

Learn what a rate it and how to calculate a rate and a unit price.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a rate?
  • How do you calculate a unit price?
  • If a car travels 200 miles in 4 hours, what is the rate of the car in miles per hour?
  • How do you calculate the speed of a car?
  • If a car travels 200 miles on 8 gallons of gas, what is the fuel consumption rate of the car in miles per gallon?
  • How can you calculate the fuel efficiency of a car?
  • If a truck travels 375 miles in 8 hours, what is the rate of the truck in miles per hour?
  • If a 20 ounce cup of coffee costs $1.75, what is the unit price per ounce for the coffee?
  • If a bottle containing 50 vitamin tablets costs $24.50, what is the cost per vitamin tablet in cents per tablet?
  • How can you calculate the cost per unit of a product?
  • If a jar containing 32 ounces of strawberry jam costs $5.44, what is the cost per ounce in cents per ounce?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson explains a very common topic - unit rates, such as miles per hour, miles per gallon, or price per unit. These are calculations that you use almost every day in your life. This is a great tutorial on rates.