Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Test: 17

Answer

The pack of 50 is the better deal

Work Step by Step

We must put both in the same units: dollars per CD. In order to do this, we divide the price of each CD by the number of CDs we get. Thus, we find: $9.50 \div 30 =.3167$ dollars per CD $13 \div 50 =.26$ dollars per CD .26 dollars per CD is less than .3167 dollars per CD, so the pack of 50 is the better deal.
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