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Burgers-o-Rama is the best hamburger place in town.  The owner, Ms. Hamm, buys two $5$-pound packages of meat for $\27.50$.  Use proportional reasoning to determine the information below.  Be sure to explain your answer and organize your reasoning. Homework Help ✎

1. What should Ms. Hamm pay for $25$ pounds of meat?

How much does one 5-pound package of meat cost?

How many five-pound packages make up $25$ pounds of meat?

2. How many pounds can Ms. Hamm buy for $\55.00$

How much does one package of meat cost?

Divide $\55$ by the price of one meat package.