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  • one year ago

6 Pencils for 13 Dollars Write the rate as a unit rate for the above problem and solve the problem

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  1. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    A unit rate has a denominator of 1...you are wanting to find out how much 1 pencil costs. 6/13 = 1/x....6 pencils to $13 = 1 pencil for $x now we cross multiply because this is a proportion 6x = 13 -- now divide by 6 on both sides x = 13/6 x = 2.166 rounds to $2.17 so the unit rate is 2.17/1

  2. kweenlexis
    • one year ago
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    yup i agree with @texaschic101

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks

  4. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    :) confirmation is always good

  5. kweenlexis
    • one year ago
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    ;)

  6. kweenlexis
    • one year ago
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    @texaschic101 do you know science?

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