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# Unit Price Calculator

**Unit Price Calculator** is an online tool which is used to find the unit price of a given quantity. The **unit price** is the cost per kilogram or other units of weight or volume of any item which a person want to buy.

## What is a Unit Price Calculator?

This calculator gets the total price and the total number of units and gives you the unit price within a few seconds.It helps in comparing two unit prices by which we can easily calculate how much we have to save compared to the item sold at the higher price.

### Unit Price Calculator

## How to Use the Unit Price Calculator?

Follow these steps which will help you to use the calculator.

**Step 1**: Enter the total value in the input boxes and the number of units.**Step 2**: Click on "**Calculate**" to find the unit price of each unit.**Step 3**: Click on "**Reset**" to clear the field and enter the new values.

## How to Find the Unit Price of a Quantity?

The unit price of a quantity is calculated by dividing the total price by the number of units. To understand this let us take a simple example. In a supermarket, the price of a gross of pencil boxes is $200 and the customer needs to buy only one pencil box set. Here we need to find the price of one unit item. Let us use the formula for unit price to find this.

**Unit Price = Total Price / Number of units**

But without using a calculator let us first find the price of each pencil box. There are 20 units in one gross. Here the price of one pencil box is 200 ÷ 20 = 10. Therefore the price of each pencil box is $20. Let us look at the below solved example to understand how to find the price of a unit item.

## Solved Examples on Unit Price Calculator

**Example 1:**

Sam hires a cab to travel from his home to the office. The cab driver charges $80 and the distance between his home and office is 5 miles. Find the amount that Sam should pay for each mile.

**Solution: **

The amount taken by the cab driver from Sam to travel from home to his office is $80. and the distance between his home and office is 5 miles.

Cost of travel for each mile = Total amount paid / Total number of miles.

= $80/5

= $16

Therefore the amount paid by Sam for a distance of 1 mile is $16.

**Example 2:**

Daniel hires a cab to travel from his home to the office. The cab driver charges $100 and the distance between his home and office is 10 miles. Find the amount that Daniel should pay for each mile.

**Solution:**

The amount taken by the cab driver from Daniel to travel from home to his office is $100. and the distance between his home and office is 10 miles.

Cost of travel for each mile = Total amount paid / Total number of miles.

= $100/10

= $10

Therefore the amount paid by Daniel for a distance of 1 mile is $10.

**Example 3:**

Karan hires a cab to travel from his home to the office. The cab driver charges $450 and the distance between his home and office is 15 miles. Find the amount that Karan should pay for each mile.

**Solution: **

The amount taken by the cab driver from Karan to travel from home to his office is $450. and the distance between his home and office is 15 miles.

Cost of travel for each mile = Total amount paid / Total number of miles.

= $450/15

= $30

Therefore the amount paid by Karan for a distance of 1 mile is $30.

Now, try the unit price calculator to unit price of the following quantities.

- The cost of 8 liters of diesel is $96. Find the cost of 1 liter of diesel.
- The cost of 35 T-shirts is $420. Find the cost of each t-shirt.

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