Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 6 - Section 6.2 - Integrated Review - Ratio, Rate, and Proportion: 30

Answer

500 paper plates for $8.99 is the better buy.

Work Step by Step

100 paper plates for $\$$1.98 --> $\frac{\$1.98}{100\text{ paper plates}} = 0.0198 \frac{\text{ dollars}}{\text{ paper plates}}$ 500 paper plates for $\$$8.99 --> $\frac{\$8.99}{500\text{ paper plates}} = 0.01798 \frac{\text{ dollars}}{\text{ paper plates}}$ 0.01798 < 0.0198
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