# SOLUTION: rate and unit rate A 50-lb bag of Glossy Coat Horse Feed costs \$23.50. A 25-lb bag costs \$15.50. How much money per pound would you save by buying the bag with the lower uni

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 279914: rate and unit rate A 50-lb bag of Glossy Coat Horse Feed costs \$23.50. A 25-lb bag costs \$15.50. How much money per pound would you save by buying the bag with the lower unit price?Answer by stanbon(57361)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A 50-lb bag of Glossy Coat Horse Feed costs \$23.50. A 25-lb bag costs \$15.50. How much money per pound would you save by buying the bag with the lower unit price? Glossy Coat Unit Price 50 lb bag: 23.50/50 = 47 cents per lb. --------------------------------- 25 lb bag: 15.50/25 = 62 cents per lb. ================================================ Savings if you buy the 50 lb. bag: 62-47 = 15 cents per lb. =================================================================== Cheers, Stan H.