Enter the total number of queries performed and the total cost into the calculator to determine the cost per query.

## Cost Per Query Formula

The following equation is used to calculate the Cost Per Query.

CPQ = TC / #Q

• Where CPQ is the cost per query ($/query) • TC is the total amount charged by the service ($)
• #Q is the number of queries performed.

## What is a Cost Per Query?

Definition:

A cost per quest is a measure of the average cost to perform one query in a software or system.

## How to Calculate Cost Per Query?

Example Problem:

The following example outlines the steps and information needed to calculate Cost Per Query.

First, determine the cost charged by the software. In this case, the total cost is $1,100.00. Next, determine the number of queries performed. In this case, 250 queries were performed. Finally, calculate the cost per query using the formula above: CPQ = TC / #Q CPQ = 1,100 / 250 CPQ =$4.4 / query