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Unit rates are common in our everyday experience in the real world.  While a rate is an expression that compares those quantities in relation to one unit. For example cents per pound is a unit rate; the amount of cents per one pound. The unit rate will be the price per unit, such as dollars per pound, cents per ounce, or dollars per foot.

To find a unit rate, divide the numerator by the denominator to get a denominator of 1.
Thus for each of the selected resources the following arithmetic calculation is performed in unit rate estimating method.

Unit rate = Ratio comparing 2 quantities of different kinds of units.

A rate is a comparison of two quantities that have different units. A rate is written as a fraction. A unit rate is a rate in which the number in the denominator is 1.

You can see a calculator with two different default quantity with different units given below. On clicking "Calculate", the calculator will compare the two quantities and find the equal ratio.

## Steps for Unit Rate Calculator

Step 1 :

Read the problem and find the values given.

Step 2 :

Do the indicated division so that the denominator is a 1 unit measurement.

Step 3 :

Simplify the fraction.

## Problems on Unit Rate Calculator

1. ### Write the unit rate for $\frac{2.04}{3\ cans\ of\ peas}$

Step 1 :

The given fraction value is $\frac{2.04}{3\ cans\ of\ peas}$

Step 2 :

Do indicated division so that the denominator is 1 unit.

$\frac{2.04}{3\ cans\ of\ peas} = \frac{0.68}{1\ can\ of\ peas}$

Step 3 :

The unit rate is 68cent per cane.

The answer is 68cent per cane.

2. ### Write the unit rate for $\frac{802.5\ miles}{12.5\ hours}$

Step 1 :

The given fraction value is  $\frac{802.5\ miles}{12.5\ hours}$

Step 2 :

Do indicated division so that the denominator is 1 unit.

$\frac{802.5\ miles}{12.5\ hours} = \frac{64.2\ miles}{12.5\ hours}$

Step 3 :

The unit rate is 64.2 miles per hour.