### 3 videos in "Ratios / Rates"

## Rates and Unit Price

Rates and Unit Price

7512 views, 1 rating - 00:07:58

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.

(
download video
)

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

- 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?

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.