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## Rosemary buys 5 pounds of ground meat for $16.45. How much would 3 pounds of meat cost at the same rate?

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Rosemary buys 5 pounds of ground meat for $16.45. How much would 3 pounds of meat cost at the same rate?

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Answer:$9.87

Step-by-step explanation:first, find the cost per pound:

$16.45: 5 pounds

divide both sides of the ratio by 5

$3.29: 1 pound

Then, multiply both sides by 3 to find the cost for 3 pounds

$9.87: 3 pounds

Answer:9.87

Step-by-step explanation:5 pounds-> 16.45

1 pound->3.29

3 pounds->9.87