# Utility Cost Calculator

### Introduction

The Utility Cost Calculator allows you to estimate the total cost of your utility expenses, focusing on electricity costs. By entering your electricity cost per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and monthly usage, you can plan your budget more efficiently.

### Formula

The total utility cost is calculated using the following formula: Total Utility Cost=Electricity Cost×Monthly UsageTotal Utility Cost=Electricity Cost×Monthly Usage

### How to Use

1. Enter your electricity cost per kWh.
2. Input your monthly electricity usage in kWh.
3. Click the “Calculate” button to get the total utility cost.

### Example

Suppose your electricity cost is $0.12 per kWh, and your monthly usage is 500 kWh. The total utility cost would be calculated as follows: \text{Total Utility Cost} = 0.12 \times 500 =$60

### FAQs

1. Q: Is this calculator applicable only for electricity costs?
• A: Yes, this calculator focuses on estimating the total utility cost based on electricity expenses.
2. Q: Can I use this calculator for other utility expenses like water or gas?
• A: No, this calculator is specifically designed for calculating electricity costs. Water and gas expenses are not considered.
3. Q: Should I include taxes and fees in the electricity cost input?
• A: No, the calculator assumes that you have already accounted for taxes and fees in the provided electricity cost.

### Conclusion

Use the Utility Cost Calculator to gain insights into your electricity expenses and plan your budget effectively. Understanding your monthly utility costs helps you make informed decisions for better financial management.