A Convenience store sells two brands of orange juice.Brand A contains 8 fluid ounces and cost $1.28.Brand B countains 12 fluid ounces and cost $1.68.What is the difference in cost,in dollars,per fluid ounces between the two brands of juice?
Brand B is cheaper by $0.02 per fluid ounce.
As a rule, "of" means multiply, and "per" means divide.
We have been asked for "cost, in dollars, per fluid ounces".
We need to divide cost, in dollars, by fluid ounces.
The difference between brand A and brand B is $0.02 per fluid ounce, with brand B being cheaper.
Brand A is expensive. Unit costs are
Let me find cost of per ounce first.
The difference is:
Brand A is more expensive (2 cents) compared to Brand B in terms of cost of per ounce volume.