Unit Pricing  Jigsaw JokeCalculate the unit cost of items to help determine which offers make the best buy. 
Type in your answer in pounds (so 30p should be typed in as 0.30, £8 should be 8.00).
Each correct answer earns one piece of the jigsaw.
Drag the jigsaw pieces into this rectangle to assemble the joke!
Ha ha ha, that's so funny! Don't forget to collect your trophy using the button below.
This activity is suitable for students of mathematics all around the world. Use the button below to change the currency symbol used to make it more relevant to your students. You may wish to choose an unfamiliar currency to extend your students' experience. 
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Level 1  Where the unit cost can be found by multiplying or dividing by a whole number
Level 2  Where the unit cost can be found by multiplying or dividing by a fraction
Level 3  Calculating the price difference per unit of given products
Level 4  A Best Buy draganddrop activity
Level 5  A harder Best Buy draganddrop activity
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