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2-110.

Mike knows that he can make $12$ of his super delicious meatballs from one pound of hamburger. He wants to make meatballs for the football party on Sunday, and he estimates that there will be five people there (including himself) who will eat meatballs, and that each person will eat approximately seven meatballs. How many pounds of hamburger should he thaw out so that he can make enough meatballs for everyone at the party?

Review the Math Notes box in Lesson 2.3.1.

What ratios can you make from the information provided?

Use some of the ratios below to do your dimensional analysis.

$\frac{\text{12 meatballs}}{\text{1 pound hamburger}}\quad\text{or}\quad\frac{\text{7 meatballs}}{\text{1 person}}\quad\text{or}\quad\frac{\text{1 pound hamburger}}{\text{12 meatballs}}\quad\text{or }\quad\frac{\text{1 person}}{\text{7 meatballs}}$