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## How do you decide whether the larger unit rate or the smaller unit rate is the better buy? Please help me.

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How do you decide whether the larger unit rate or the smaller unit rate is the better buy? Please help me.

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2021-08-16T02:42:15+00:00
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Answer:The smaller unit rate is a better buy

Step-by-step explanation:GivenLarger unit rates and smaller unit rates

RequiredDetermine which is a better buy

To answer this, I’ll use the following assumptions.If store A and store B sell the same product at $2/ unit and $3/ per unit respectively.

At store A (with $2/unit), you will get 50 of that product at 50 * 2 = $100

At store B (with $3/unit), you will get 50 of that product at 50 * 2 = $150

Meaning that, you will spend more at the store with the larger unit rate (and you don’t want that, do you?)

Hence, the smaller unit rate is a better buy.