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**A $1 \frac{1}{4}$-1b box of Brand A cereal sells for $\$ 4.39$. A $1 \frac{1}{2}-1$b box of Brand B cereal sells for $\$ 4.69$.**

Which brand costs less per pound?

Solution

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1 of 2$1\dfrac{1}{4}$ lb: $\$4.39\div 1\dfrac{1}{4}=\$4.39\div \dfrac{5}{4}=\$3.51$

$1\dfrac{1}{2}$ lb: $\$4.69\div 1\dfrac{1}{2}=\$4.69\div \dfrac{3}{2}=\$3.13$

The unit price is the total price divided by the number of units.

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