# What is the unit price for a piece of cheese if 1.24 pounds costs $11?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 17, 2016

$8.87 per pound

#### Explanation:

First of all, we know that we are buying 1.24 pounds of cheese and that costs $11. If we had one pound of cheese, how much would it cost.

All you have to do is cross multiply.

multiply diagonally and divide down