# Percent Change In Unit Rate (Word Problems) Problems

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### #1 of 5:Mild

Percent change in unit rate (word problems)

<p>Last month, Miriam bought `15` oranges for `\$3`. This month she bought `12` oranges for `\$3`. </p><p>Was there a percent increase or decrease in the price of an orange this month? </p><p>What is the percent change in the unit price of an orange? </p>

### #2 of 5:Medium

Percent change in unit rate (word problems)

<p>Last week at the grocery store Maya bought `3` pounds of chicken for `\$9.00`. This week at the grocery store she purchased `2` pounds of chicken for `\$7.50`.</p><p> What was the percent change in the price per pound of the chicken?</p>

### #3 of 5:Medium

Percent change in unit rate (word problems)

<p>A pharmacy was originally selling `4` bottles of shampoo for `\$34`. They have changed their pricing, so now they sell `3` bottles of shampoo for `\$30`. </p><p>Was there a percent increase or decrease in the price of a bottle of shampoo? </p><p>What is the percent change in the unit price of a bottle of shampoo?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Round to the nearest tenth of a percent.</highlight></p>

### #4 of 5:Spicy

Percent change in unit rate (word problems)

Last week, Miriam bought 5 pounds of pork for \$22.50. This week, she bought 2.75 pounds of pork. However, Miriam found that the cost per pound of pork increased by 4% between last week and this week. How much did Miriam pay for the 2.75 pounds of pork this week? Round to the nearest cent.

### #5 of 5:Spicy

Percent change in unit rate (word problems)

<p>A flower shop sold `8` tulips for `\$20` last week. This week, it sold `10` tulips for `\$15`. </p><p>Was there a percent increase or decrease in the price per tulip this week? </p><p>What is the percent change in the unit price of a tulip?</p>

Percentage represents a number expressed as a fraction of 100. On the other hand, the rate is known as the ratio between two different values. Percentage and rate are both important concepts of mathematics as they help in finding several values in mathematics. Solving percent and rate problems is important for students to strengthen knowledge of basic understanding of percentage and rates.

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