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Spot the Deal
by Staff
Getting the most for your money at the supermarket requires some number-crunching. Bring a calculator when you're shopping and take the time to do a little math to ensure you're getting the best price for your money. Can you spot the best deal? Let's get started.

### Which jar of peanut butter is a better buy?

• \$6.99 for 64 oz
• \$4.99 for 48 oz

### Which set of paper towels will save you money?

• \$5.99 for 8 rolls
• \$9.99 for 15 rolls

### Which set of tissues is cheaper for what you get?

• \$4.99 for a 3-pack with 85 tissues per pack
• \$4.89 for a 3-pack with 75 tissues per pack

### Which olive oil is a better deal?

• \$6.69 for 16 ounces
• \$8.69 for 25 ounces

### Which box of pasta should you purchase?

• \$1.60 for one pound of spaghetti
• \$2.40 for two pounds of spaghetti

### Should you buy the 12-ounce or 8-ounce bottle of olives?

• \$4.99 for 12 ounces
• \$4.19 for 8 ounces

### You're having friends over for margaritas. Should you buy your limes in bulk or individually?

• 7 limes for \$4.22
• 2 limes for \$1.42
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