# How do you express a rate as a unit rate?

## How do you express a rate as a unit rate?

You can write any rate as a unit rate by reducing the fraction so it has a 1 as the denominator or second term. As a unit rate example, you can show that the unit rate of 120 students for every 3 buses is 40 students per bus. You could also find the unit rate by dividing the first term of the ratio by the second term.

**What is the unit rate of 180 miles in 2 hours?**

180 miles = 950400 ft. 2 hours = 7,200 secs.

### How do I calculate a rate?

If you have a rate, such as price per some number of items, and the quantity in the denominator is not 1, you can calculate unit rate or price per unit by completing the division operation: numerator divided by denominator.

**How to find the unit rate of miles per gallon?**

XXXunit rate = 300 miles 15 gallons = 20 miles gallon or 20 miles per gallon. Note that the “unit rate” could have been the reverse of this. That is we might have been looking for a “unit rate” of gallons per mile.

#### How many miles can you go with 30 gallons of gas?

But you aren’t going to be able use every last drop of gas before you refill so say you use 30 gallons and refill when you have about 1/4 of a tank left. That means you can go about 300 miles before you have to refill. 30 gal x 10 mpg = 300 miles.

**Do you need to enter number of miles to calculate gas?**

For a successful calculation you need to enter at least the number of miles to travel on your trip as well as the mpg of you car or vehicle. If you also enter the gas price you expect to pay we can also give you an estimate of what the gas would cost for your trip.

## How to calculate gas mileage for a rental car?

This might be the cost of a rental or the amount you can deduct on taxes. The calculator will calculate your trip cost based on your total distance. When you calculate miles/gallon (mpg) or kilometers/liter (km/l) you are calculating fuel economy in terms of distance per unit volume or distance/volume.

**How to calculate how much gas you use per mile?**

Record the number of gallons or liters required to fill the tank once again. This is the total number of gallons or liters you used for the trip (or the time period). Record the trip ending odometer reading (this might also be the starting reading for your next trip). What is it costing you in gas per mile? Enter the price per gallon.

### How to calculate the unit rate of gas?

Start with a rate of miles to gallons. Then divide. Write as a rate. Divide 455 by 14 to get the unit rate. Sven’s car gets 32.5 32.5 miles/gallon, or 32.5 32.5 mpg. If you drive 198 miles and use 9 gallons of gas, what is your unit rate of gas consumption?

**How to calculate miles per gallon or kilometers per liter?**

How to Calculate Miles per Gallon or Kilometers per Liter 1 Fill up your tank with fuel before you start a long trip or the block of time you want to track. 2 Record the trip starting odometer reading at the time you fill up. 3 At the end of your trip or week, fill up your tank again.

#### Which is the correct unit rate for 50km?

For example, if 50km is covered in 5.5 hours, the unit rate will be 50km/5.5 hours = 9.09 km/hour. How to Used Unit Rate Calculator? The unit rate tool provided here is extremely simple and easy to use.