## Comparing Prices

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# Comparing Prices

Carlos bought a box of cereal. The box contained 16 ounces of cereal and cost him $4.00.

Emma bought a box of a similar cereal. The box contained 24 ounces of cereal and cost her $6.00.

- Who got the better deal? Explain how you know.

## Hint:

- What are the two quantities in this problem?
- How can you find the cost of 1 ounce?
- What operations should you use?
- Does your answer make sense?