## Cost of Groceries

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# Cost of Groceries

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- Write a rate for the unit cost of each ingredient: 1 lb of potatoes, 1 can of tomatoes, 1 lb of carrots, 1 lb of celery, and 1 lb of dried beans.
- The ingredients are used to make a stew that serves 12 people. What is the cost of each ingredient per serving? What does the stew cost per serving?
- It is important you express your rates with a measurement unit? Explain why.

## Hint:

- What do you divide to find the unit cost of each ingredient?
- What do you divide to find the rates per serving?
- What is the measurement unit for each rate?
- Are your quantities in the correct order?