Step: 1

Jerald and George agree to divide their flock of sheep equally but Jerald and George took 50 and 60 sheep respectively.

Step: 2

So George took 5 extra sheep, for which, he paid $150 to Jerald.

Step: 3

Therefore, the cost of each sheep = 150 5 = $30.

Correct Answer is : $30

Step: 1

The cost of each pound of apples that Ashley bought = Total cost of 3 pounds of apples Number of pounds of apples .

Step: 2

= 0.72 3

[Substitute the values.]

Step: 3

= $0.24

[Divide.]

Step: 4

The cost of one pound of apples is $0.24.

Correct Answer is : $0.24

Step: 1

Unit rate = t o t a l p a g e s w r i t t e n t i m e t a k e n i n h o u r s = 96 6

Step: 2

= 96÷6 6÷6 = 16 1

[Divide numerator and denominator by 6.]

Step: 3

Jerald's unit rate of writing is 16 pages per hour.

Correct Answer is : 16 pages/hour

Step: 1

Unit rate = s i z e o f t h e b e a r d g r o w s n u m b e r o f d a y s = 3.9 7

Step: 2

= 3.9÷7 7÷7 = 0.56 1

[Divide both numerator and denominator by denominator.]

Step: 3

The growth rate of the man's beard is 0.56 mm/day.

Correct Answer is : 0.56 mm per day

Step: 1

The unit price of 8 pencils [Express as a ratio and simplify.]

= cost number = 4.40 8 = $0.55 per pencil

Step: 2

The unit price of 13 pencils.

= cost number = 6.5 13 = $0.5 per pencil

[Express as a ratio and simplify.]

Step: 3

The unit rate of second one is less than the first, so the second one is a better buy.

Correct Answer is : 13 pencils for $6.5

Step: 1

[Express as a ratio and simplify.]

Step: 2

[Express as a ratio and simplify.]

Step: 3

Correct Answer is : 10 highlighters for $3

Step: 1

The unit rate of sugar of Quality-A = $24 6

Step: 2

= 2 4 ÷ 6 6 ÷ 6 = $4 1

Step: 3

The unit rate of sugar of Quality-B = $46.80 9

Step: 4

= 4 6 . 8 0 ÷ 9 9 ÷ 9 = $5.20 1

Step: 5

As the unit rate of Quality-A sugar is less than the unit rate of Quality-B sugar, it is better to buy sugar of Quality-A.

Correct Answer is : Sugar of Quality-A

Step: 1

Unit rate 1 = Juice cost quantity of bottle = 70 9 = $0.77

[Write the unit rate for 9 fl.oz bottle.]

Step: 2

Unit rate 2 = Juice cost quantity of bottle = 140 14 = $1

[Write the unit rate for 14 fl.oz bottle.]

Step: 3

The unit rate of the first one is less than the second one. So, The first one is a better buy.

Correct Answer is : 9 fl.oz bottle

Step: 1

The unit cost of the 4 yd length of ribbon = price length

= $20 4yd = $5 yd

Step: 2

The unit cost of the 7 yd length of ribbon = price length

= $28 7yd = $4 yd.

Step: 3

4 < 5 [Compare the two prices.]

Step: 4

The unit cost of 7 yd length ribbon is less than the unit cost of 4 yd length ribbon.

Step: 5

So, it is better to buy 7 yd length of the ribbon.

Correct Answer is : 7 yd

Step: 1

Money spent = $54

Step: 2

Number of tickets = 6

Step: 3

Cost of each ticket = T o t a l m o n e y s p e n t o n t i c k e t s N u m b e r o f t i c k e t s

Step: 4

= $54 6 = $9

[Substitute the values and divide.]

Step: 5

So, the cost of each ticket is $9.

Correct Answer is : $9

Step: 1

[Express the comparison as a ratio.]

Step: 2

= 1 6 ÷ 4 4 ÷ 4

[Divide both the numerator and the denominator by the denominator.]

Step: 3

= 4 1

[Simplify.]

Step: 4

The unit rate of milk is $4 per gallon.

Correct Answer is : $4 per gallon

Step: 1

[Write the comparison as a ratio.]

Step: 2

= 3 2 4 ÷ 6 6 ÷ 6

[Divide both the numerator and the denominator by the denominator.]

Step: 3

= 54 1

[Simplify.]

Step: 4

The unit rate is 54 mi/ hr.

Correct Answer is : 54 mi/hr

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