# 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.

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• 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?
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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.