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 Rate:  A comparison of two quantities that have different units of measure.

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a) A car travels 200 miles in 5 hours. What was the car's average rate in miles per hour (mph)? a) mph

b) Chocolates cost $12 per pound. If you have $42, how many pounds can you buy?

 

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c) p = 4t + 6

describes Paul's total earnings, p, in dollars, as a function of the amount of hours, t, he works. What is Paul's hourly wage?

c) $ per hour