# Caleb types 100 words in 5 minutes. What is the unit rate?

##### 3 Answers

Unit rate=

#### Explanation:

We could work out the unit rate in 2 ways:

Per Minute or Per second.

First we will start of with per minute:

Rate=Word/minute

Per Second:

Find out how many seconds are in a minute (60) and multiply by the total minutes, getting the amount of seconds.

Rate=

Alternate way without using rate equations...

#### Explanation:

Since Caleb trypes 100 words in 5 mins we can say that:

Hence we can try and find

Going further we know:

So we can say:

To get 60 seconds, we divide each side by 60:

#### Explanation:

We have;