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Wednesday, May 27, 2020   
 
Household Math™: Coupon Shopping
by Scott Bilker
Scott Bilker
Scott Bilker is the author of the best-selling books, Talk Your Way Out of Credit Card Debt, Credit Card and Debt Management, and How to be more Credit Card and Debt Smart. He's also the founder of DebtSmart.com. More about and DebtSmart can be found in the online media kit.
 
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Test your frugal knowledge by trying to solve these DebtSmart, Household Math™ problems! After you complete the problem you’ll get the solution and explanation.
 

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You have two coupons for orange juice. One is for Minute Maid the other is for Tropicana. You like, and drink, both brands. The coupon for Minute Maid is for 2 half-gallon containers for $3. The coupon for Tropicana is $4.99 for a 96-ounce container. Which orange juice is the best deal? That is, which has the best price-per-unit volume? Hint: there are 128 fluid ounces in one gallon.

Tropicana
Minute Maid
I don't know!





 

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