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Price per lb app
Cost per pound
You are faced with the following situation: - You want to buy a can of your favorite tuna, and you have three choices: 2oz for $0.99; 4.5oz for $1.69; or 12oz for $4.79. Which choice will give you the most value for your money, and how to calculate the price per pound? Perplex? The best choice is 4.5oz for $1.69.
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How to calculate the price per pound?
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(Price Per Pound
) is a mobile-enabled, user-friendly website app, where you can compare prices using a mobile device, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. For each item, enter the name or brand
(this step is optional), weight in pounds and / or ounces, and price in dollars, Calculate... and here you have it:
the price per pound of the item. Not counting in pounds? - see other units.
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You can enter integers and decimals in pounds and ounces fields. The calculator adds them up automatically. If a value is zero, just skip the field.
Example 1: - If the item's label displays the weight as 3 lb 2 oz, enter 3 in the pounds field, leave the 00 (decimal) value unchanged, enter 2 in the ounces field, leave the 00 (decimal) value unchanged, fill out the Price field and Calculate to get the price per pound.
Example 2: - If the item's label displays the weight as 1.4 lb, enter 1 in the pounds field, enter 4 in the 00 (decimal) field, leave the ounces fields unchanged, fill out the Price field and Calculate to get the price per pound.
How pound, the English unit of weight, got its name
In many parts of the world, the English system of measurements is common in everyday life. If you visit a supermarket or grocery store, for instance, you may see prices or costs of fresh produce in pounds or lbs. If you're not familiar with the English unit of weight, here's a brief introduction to the English unit of weight - pound. Pound stands for pound weight or libra pondo
. In Latin, libra
means weight or balance scale. Thus, pound derived its name from pondo
, and the lb notation for pound is an abbreviation of libra
Quick price comparisons with PricePerLb.com
In a digitally connected world, PricePerLb.com
endeavours to help savvy folks make quick decisions. When you're at a supermarket and need to make a quick cost comparison of say pre-packaged olives from several suppliers, PricePerLb.com - accessible on a variety of handheld devices - can help you get a clear picture of how much you're spending per pound for each product. Simply enter costs or prices from the price tag for available choices, and presto - PricePerLb.com will help you stay on budget by showing prices or costs per pound.