Elementary Algebra

Oscar’s brand of ham cost 2.80 dollars for 8 ounces. To find the unit price for Oscar's brand of ham, we divide 2.80 by 8. So, $\frac{2.80\ dollars}{8\ ounces}$ = 0.35 dollars per ounce. Goody’s brand of the same kind of ham cost 3.80 dollars for 10 ounces. To find the unit price for Goody’s brand of ham, we divide 3.80 by 10. So, $\frac{3.80\ dollars}{10\ ounces}$ = 0.38 dollars per ounce