Enter the total cost ($) and the number of ingredients into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Cost Per Ingredient.

## Cost Per Ingredient Formula

CPI = TC / I

Variables:

- CPI is the Cost Per Ingredient ($/ingredient)
- TC is the total cost ($)
- I is the number of ingredients

To calculate the Cost Per Ingredient, divide the total cost by the number of ingredients.

## How to Calculate Cost Per Ingredient?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Cost Per Ingredient.

- First, determine the total cost ($).
- Next, determine the number of ingredients.
- Next, gather the formula from above = CPI = TC / I.
- Finally, calculate the Cost Per Ingredient.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total cost ($) = 3023

number of ingredients = 121