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Comparing Unit Rates

Comparing Unit Rates

Author: Graham Pardun
This lesson demonstrates methods for finding and comparing unit rates.
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Finding and Comparing Unit Rates

If I drive 400 miles/8 hours, my unit rate is 50 miles/1 hour, i.e. 50 miles per hour. Here's how to calculate stuff like that.