When buying an alcoholic beverage one question is how much a unit of alcohol costs. This can help decide which purchase will give the "biggest bang for the buck."
1 ounces of an alcoholic beverage = 29.586 mL
(1) volume of one container in mL
(2) number of containers in a grouping (pack, case, etc)
(3) percent alcohol of the beverage
(4) cost of the package
volume of alcohol in mL =
= (percent alcohol) * (volume per container in mL) * (number of containers in the group)
cost per mL of alcohol =
= (cost for the package) / (volume of alcohol in mL)
• There are other variables to consider such as quality, packaging, monetary exchane rate and convenience.
• The calculation assumes that water and alcohol have the same physical characteristics.
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