Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.2 Rates - 5.2 Exercises - Page 344: 24

Answer

The small bag is the better buy. If you are only able to use half of the large bag then the effective unit cost of the large bag is $0.30/pound, which is greater than the unit cost for the small bag.

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The small bag is the better buy. If you are only able to use half of the large bag then the effective unit cost of the large bag is $0.30/pound, which is greater than the unit cost for the small bag.
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