# 4.14: Better Buy: Unit Price

**At Grade**Created by: CK-12

*Extra for Experts***- Better Buy: Unit Price**

**Which store has the better buy for one box of pencils?**

**How did you decide?**

**Which store has the better buy for one notebook?**

**How did you figure it out?**

**Which store has the better buy for one box of paperclips?**

**How did you figure it out?**

**Which store has the better buy for one box of nails?**

**How did you figure it out?**

**Which store has the better buy for one stool?**

**How did you figure it out?**

**Which store has the better buy for one hose?**

**How did you figure it out?**

**Solutions**

**Better Buy**

- Sun’s Stationery; \begin{align*}\$15 \div 5 = \$3\end{align*}
$15÷5=$3 for one box of pencils at Sun’s Stationery, and \begin{align*}\$10 \div 2 = \$5\end{align*}$10÷2=$5 for one box of pencils at Nature’s Notes. - Nature’s Notes; \begin{align*}\$30 \div 6 = \$5\end{align*}
$30÷6=$5 for one notebook at Nature’s Notes, and \begin{align*}\$24 \div 4 = \$6\end{align*}$24÷4=$6 for one notebook at Sun’s Stationery. - Nature’s Notes; \begin{align*}\$24 \div 8 = \$3\end{align*}
$24÷8=$3 for one box of paperclips at Nature’s Notes, and \begin{align*}\$20 \div 5 = \$4\end{align*}$20÷5=$4 for one box of paper clips at Sun’s Stationery. - Harry’s Hardware; \begin{align*}\$49 \div 7 = \$7\end{align*}
$49÷7=$7 for one box of nails at Harry’s Hardware, and \begin{align*}\$27 \div 3 = \$9\end{align*}$27÷3=$9 for one box of nails at HomeMart. - HomeMart; \begin{align*}\$21 \div 3 = \$7\end{align*}
$21÷3=$7 for one stool at HomeMart, and \begin{align*}\$16 \div 2 = \$8\end{align*}$16÷2=$8 for one step stool at Harry’s Hardware. - HomeMart; \begin{align*}\$64 \div 8 = \$8\end{align*}
$64÷8=$8 for one hose at HomeMart, and \begin{align*}\$40 \div 4 = \$10\end{align*}$40÷4=$10 for one hose at Harry’s Hardware.

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