# unit rate

### On her 10 mile trip to school, Jessica's car gets 50 mpg of gas. On her way home, her car gets 40 mi

On her 10 mile trip to school, Jessica's car gets 50 mpg of gas. On her way home, her car gets 40 miles per gallon. How many miles per gallon does...
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### 5 kids are sharing 3 cupcakes. How much will they each get

5 kids are sharing 3 cupcakes. How much will they each get 3 cupcakes / 5 kids = 3/5 cupcake per kid or 0.6 cupcake per kid
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### Joseph can paint n cars in t hours. How long does it take Joseph to paint one car?

Joseph can paint n cars in t hours. How long does it take Joseph to paint one car? t hours / n cars = t/n hours
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### A 50-gallon water heater leaks .125 gallons of water every 14 minutes. How long until it is complete

A 50-gallon water heater leaks .125 gallons of water every 14 minutes. How long until it is completely empty? 50 gallons / .125 gallons leaked =...
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### A truck driver took 7 hours and 45 minutes to travel 426.25 miles. What was the average speed of the

A truck driver took 7 hours and 45 minutes to travel 426.25 miles. What was the average speed of the truck driver? 45/60 = 0.75 of an hour 7...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 27, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If Jay reads 1 & 1/8 pages per minute, how long will it take him to read 72 pages?

If Jay reads 1 & 1/8 pages per minute, how long will it take him to read 72 pages? Calculate de 72 pages / 1 & 1/8 Converting to decimal, we...
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### If Juan spent \$1.28 for ground beef that cost \$1.92 per pound, how much ground beef did Juan buy?

If Juan spent \$1.28 for ground beef that cost \$1.92 per pound, how much ground beef did Juan buy? Calculate unit rate: \$1.28 / \$1.92 per pound =...
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### How many 2/4 pound pieces can be cut from a giant 1200 pound thumbnail?

How many 2/4 pound pieces can be cut from a giant 1200 pound thumbnail? Using a fraction: 1200 pounds of meatball / 3/4 pound pieces = 1,600...
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### Eight workers dug 3/8 of a tunnel in 10 days. If they need to finish the remaining 5/8 of the tunnel

Eight workers dug 3/8 of a tunnel in 10 days. If they need to finish the remaining 5/8 of the tunnel in 3 & 1/3 days, how many more workers must...
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### Anna paints a fence in 4 hours wile her brother paints it in 5 hours. If they work together, how lon

Anna paints a fence in 4 hours wile her brother paints it in 5 hours. If they work together, how long will it take them to paint the fence? Set...
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### A construction crew must build a road in 10 months or they will be penalized \$500,000. It took 10 wo

A construction crew must build a road in 10 months or they will be penalized \$500,000. It took 10 workers 6 months to build half of the road. How...
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### Brandon can shovel his sidewalk in 8 minutes, while his brother can shovel the walk in 12 minutes. I

Brandon can shovel his sidewalk in 8 minutes, while his brother can shovel the walk in 12 minutes. If they work together, how long will it take...
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### It takes 3 city snowplows 14 hours to clear 500 miles of road. If the city wants the 500 miles of ro

It takes 3 city snowplows 14 hours to clear 500 miles of road. If the city wants the 500 miles of road to be cleared in 6 hours, how many...
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### When the drain is closed, a swimming pool can be filled in 4 hours. When the drain is opened, it tak

When the drain is closed, a swimming pool can be filled in 4 hours. When the drain is opened, it takes 5 hours to empty the pool. The pool is...
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### When the water is turned on, a bathtub will be filled in 12 minutes. When the drain is opened it tak

When the water is turned on, a bathtub will be filled in 12 minutes. When the drain is opened it takes 20 minutes for the tub to drain. If the...
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### Four children can eat a large pizza in 12 minutes. How long would it take 9 children to eat the same

Four children can eat a large pizza in 12 minutes. How long would it take 9 children to eat the same pizza? (Give your answer in minutes and...
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### It takes a crew of 4 painters 12 hours one house. If they wanted to paint the house in 8 hours, how

It takes a crew of 4 painters 12 hours one house. If they wanted to paint the house in 8 hours, how many additional painters must they hire? It...
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### Three people can pick all the apples from 5 trees in 5 hours. How long will it take 5 people to pick

Three people can pick all the apples from 5 trees in 5 hours. How long will it take 5 people to pick all the apples from the 5 trees? Three...
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