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# 4.3 – The Best Buy – Unit Rates

## Topics Covered:

Proportional Reasoning Ratios and Rates Unit Rates

## Unit of Study:

Unit 4 - Proportional Reasoning

## MFM1P Specific Expectations

The math help provided for MFM1P Grade 9 Applied will address the following specific expectations:
NA1.04 - Make comparisons using unit rates (e.g., if 500 mL of juice costs \$2.29, the unit rate is 0.458¢/mL; this unit rate is less than for 750 mL of juice at \$3.59, which has a unit rate of 0.479¢/mL);

## MFM1P Overall Expectations

The math help provided for MFM1P Grade 9 Applied will address the following overall expectations:
Number Sense and Algebra - NA1 - Solve problems involving proportional reasoning;

Check out this Math Task Template to get some practice in 4.3 – The Best Buy – Unit Rates of the grade 9 applied math course.

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Other Considerations:

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