## Understanding Unit Price

## Formative Assessment

# Summary of the Math: Understanding Unit Price

**Read and Discuss**

- The unit price is a rate that tells you the price of 1 unit of something—for example, the price of 1 pound of cheese, 1 quart of milk, 1 box of paper clips, 1 package of cereal, and so on.
- The unit price, or rate, can be found by dividing the price in dollars by the number of units.
- The unit price can be used to find the price of any quantity by multiplying the unit price by the quantity.

## Hint:

Can you:

- Explain what
*unit price*means and how to find it? - Include the term
*rate*? - Explain how to find the total price of an item by using its unit price?