Quandaries and Queries


yes my question is the big can held 18 ouces and cost $2.52.The small can held only 12 ounces and cost $1.08. Find both unit prices. which can was better buy?

Lynda shaw a student middle 8th grade.



Hi Lynda,

By "find both unit prices" means your teacher is asking you to find what one ounce costs from the big can and what one ounce oosts from the small can. The big can costs $2.52 for 18 ounces so each ounce in this can costs  $2.52/18 = $0.14


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