Cost per item

Say you want to buy some screws, and you have three choices: 3 pieces for $0.75; 25 pieces for $4.99; and 40 pieces for $9.60. Which multipack will give you the most screws for your money, and how to calculate the price per piece? Unsure? The correct choice is 25 pieces for $4.99.

While buying online or in-store, use PricePerPiece.com on your smartphone and be a smart consumer!

While buying online or in-store, use PricePerPiece.com on your smartphone and be a smart consumer!

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Price $
. or £, €, ¥ etc.

e.g. $ 299

Choose the most advantageous packaging by finding out the price per item on your smartphone.

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Price $
. or £, €, ¥ etc.

e.g. $ 299

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Price $
. or £, €, ¥ etc.

e.g. $ 299

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Price $
. or £, €, ¥ etc.

e.g. $ 299

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Price $
. or £, €, ¥ etc.

e.g. $ 299

The privacy of your input is guaranteed, since the data you enter actually never leaves your phone, tablet or PC.

Did you ever notice that items sold in multi-packs are not necessarily cheaper than when sold per piece? That, instead of increasing the price, the manufacturer had reduced the number of pieces of the article? That the supposedly "free can" of extra product actually costs more per piece?

Be on your guards! Use PricePerPiece.com to calculate exactly the real unit price and compare the results for each item. The cheapest item will automatically show inside the yellow border box after you calculate 2 or more items. Defy the traps of marketing and advertising and be a smart consumer!

Did you ever notice that items sold in multi-packs are not necessarily cheaper than when sold per piece? That, instead of increasing the price, the manufacturer had reduced the number of pieces of the article? That the supposedly "free can" of extra product actually costs more per piece?

Be on your guards! Use PricePerPiece.com to calculate exactly the real unit price and compare the results for each item. The cheapest item will automatically show inside the yellow border box after you calculate 2 or more items. Defy the traps of marketing and advertising and be a smart consumer!

Example 1: You discover that there is a new packaging for your favorite canned sardines: a twin pack for $3.15 and 5-pack for $7.33. You want to know which packaging will save you more money. To check the price per pack:

• Item1: enter the store, "twin pack" in the item name, write 2 in the number of pieces, then input the price. Calculate the price per piece.

• Item2: enter the shop, "5-pack" in the item field, write 5 in the number of pieces, then enter the price. Calculate to compare with previous result. Check the yellow box next to the result; it shows the cheapest item per piece.

• Item1: enter the store, "twin pack" in the item name, write 2 in the number of pieces, then input the price. Calculate the price per piece.

• Item2: enter the shop, "5-pack" in the item field, write 5 in the number of pieces, then enter the price. Calculate to compare with previous result. Check the yellow box next to the result; it shows the cheapest item per piece.

Example 2: - At the market, you see two cartons of free-range eggs: one with 8 eggs for $2.55 and the other with 6 eggs for $2.05. Which carton has cheaper eggs per piece? To compare:

• In Item1, write stall name and "8 eggs" in the item field. Then write 8 in the number of pieces, and 2.55 in the price. Calculate and see the price per piece.

• In Item2, write the seller name and "6 eggs" in the item field. Then write 6 in the number of pieces, and 2.05 in the price. Calculate to find out the price per piece and compare the result with Item1.

• In Item1, write stall name and "8 eggs" in the item field. Then write 8 in the number of pieces, and 2.55 in the price. Calculate and see the price per piece.

• In Item2, write the seller name and "6 eggs" in the item field. Then write 6 in the number of pieces, and 2.05 in the price. Calculate to find out the price per piece and compare the result with Item1.

Example 3: At the drugstore, you want to know which box of identical multivitamin pills will give you the most pills for your money: a box of 12 for $5.49 or a box of 50 for $22.04?

• Item1, type the retailer and "12/box" in the item. Then write 12 for the number of pieces and type the price. Calculate button for the result.

• Item2, type the store and "50/box" in the item. Then write 50 in the number of pieces and type the price. Calculate to know which box gives you more vitamins for your money.

• Item1, type the retailer and "12/box" in the item. Then write 12 for the number of pieces and type the price. Calculate button for the result.

• Item2, type the store and "50/box" in the item. Then write 50 in the number of pieces and type the price. Calculate to know which box gives you more vitamins for your money.

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• pound - priceperlb.com

• ounce - priceperoz.com

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• quart - costperquart.com

• gallon - costpergallon.com

• litre - costperlitre.com

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