## 10. You are buying the hamburgers and chicken for a party. The hamburgers cost $2.75 per pound and the chicken is $3.50 per pound. If

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10. You are buying the hamburgers and chicken for a party. The hamburgers cost $2.75 per pound

and the chicken is $3.50 per pound. If you have $75 to spend, write and solve a linear equation

to find how many pounds of chicken you can afford if you buy 12 pounds of hamburger.

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Answer:12 pounds of chicken

Step-by-step explanation:First we have to make 1 equation that represent what the problem says

h = hamburger pounds = 12

c = chicken pounds

h * $2.75 + c * $3.50 = $75

We replace h with 12

12 * $2.75 + c * $3.50 = $75

$33 + c * $3.50 = $75

c * $3.50 = $75 – $33

c = $42 / $3.50

c = 12