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Unit Rate Calculator
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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

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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

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  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.



    Answer  :  

    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.



    Answer  :  

    The answer is 64.2 miles per hour.



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