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 February 25th, 2015, 06:47 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Feb 2015 From: Canada Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 40% alcohol for $27 vs 45% alcohol for$30 40% alcohol for \$27 vs 45% alcohol for \$30 Both are 750 ml Which will get me drunker for the dollar? http://www.mynslc.com/Products/PID-1000055 http://www.mynslc.com/Products/PID-1016436 Last edited by CRGreathouse; February 25th, 2015 at 09:36 AM.
 February 25th, 2015, 08:17 AM #2 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,193 Thanks: 504 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs We can look at the ratios: $\displaystyle \frac{40}{27}\approx1.48$ $\displaystyle \frac{45}{30}=1.5$ So the 45% bottle is the better deal with regards to alcohol to dollar.
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 Originally Posted by Confused1234 40% alcohol for $27 vs 45% alcohol for$30 Both are 750 ml
750 ml at 45% contains (750)(0.45)= 337.5 ml of alcohol. At $30.00 that is 3000/337.5= 8.89 cents per ml 750 ml at 40% contains (750)(0.40)= 300 ml of alcohol. At$27.00 that is 2700/300= 9 cents per ml.

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 February 25th, 2015, 09:26 AM #4 Newbie   Joined: Feb 2015 From: Canada Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 Thanks, man. Awesome forum, btw.

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