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# Solving a Word Problem on Proportions Using a Unit Rate Online Quiz

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**Q 1 - A store sold 3 white chairs for $63.75. How much would 10 white chairs cost at the same unit price?**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Cost of 3 white chairs = $63.75

Unit price of white chairs = $$\frac{63.75}{3}$ = $$21.25$

**Step 2:**

Cost of 10 white chairs = $10 \times $$$21.25$ = $$212.50$

**Q 2 - At a store potato chips cost $19.75 for 5 bags. What is the price of 8 bags at the same unit price?**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Cost of 5 bags of potato chips = $19.75

Unit price of a potato chips bag = $$\frac{19.75}{5}$ = $$3.95$

**Step 2:**

Cost of 8 bags of potato chips = $8 \times$ $$3.95$ = $$31.60$

**Q 3 - A shoe store sells 2 pairs of shoes for $25.80. How much it would cost to buy 6 pairs of shoes?**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Cost price of 2 pairs of shoes = $25.80

Unit price of a pair of shoes = $$\frac{25.80}{2}$ = $$12.90$

**Step 2:**

Cost of 6 pairs of shoes = $6 \times$ $$12.90$ = $$77.40$

**Q 4 - At a comic book fair, a vendor sold a set of 9 comics for $76.50. How much it would cost to buy 4 such comics?**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Price of 9 comics = $76.50

Unit price of a comic book = $$\frac{76.50}{9}$ = $$8.50$

**Step 2:**

Cost of 4 comics = $4 \times$ $$8.50$ = $$34.00$

**Q 5 - At a store 4 pounds of seed cost $104.92. If a farmer needed 6 pounds of seeds, how much would it cost him?**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Cost of 4 pounds of seeds = $104.92

Unit price of a pound of seeds = $$\frac{104.92}{4}$ = $$26.23$

**Step 2:**

Cost of 6 pounds of seeds = $6 \times$ $$26.23$ = $$157.38$

**Q 6 - An ice company charged $7.68 for 8 bags of ice. If a convenience store bought 7 bags of ice, what it would have cost them?**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Price of 8 bags of ice = $7.68

Unit price of a bag of ice = $$\frac{7.68}{8}$ = $$0.96$

**Step 2:**

Cost of 7 bags of ice = $7 \times 0.96$ = $$6.72$

**Q 7 - A store sold 3 tables for $127.50 How much 10 tables cost at the same unit price?**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Price of 3 tables = $127.50

Unit price of a table = $$\frac{127.50}{3}$ = $$42.50$

**Step 2:**

Price of 10 tables = $10 \times 42.50$ = $$425.00$

**Q 8 - A fast food joint sold 4 boxes of chicken nuggets for $31.16 What would it cost to buy 7 such boxes of chicken nuggets?**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Price of 4 boxes of chicken nuggets = $31.16

Unit price of a box of chicken nuggets = $$\frac{31.16}{4}$ = $$7.79$

**Step 2:**

Price of 7 boxes of same = $7 \times 7.79$ = $$54.53$

**Q 9 - At a supermarket, beef jerky cost $64.60 for 5 pounds. If you bought 4 pounds, how much would it cost?**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Price of 5 beef jerkies = $64.60

Unit price of a beef jerky = $$\frac{64.60}{5}$ = $$12.92$

**Step 2:**

Price of 4 pounds of beef jerky = $4 \times 12.92$ = $$51.68$

**Q 10 - A clothing store sells 4 scarves for $18.84. What is the cost of 3 scarves at the same unit price?**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Price of 4 scarves = $18.84

Unit price of one scarf = $\frac{18.84}{4}$ = $$4.71$

**Step 2:**

Cost of 3 scarves = $3 \times 4.71$ = $$14.13$