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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 answers to the questions below. Be sure to explain your answer and organize your reasoning.

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

How much would one $5$-pound package of meat cost? Multiply that cost by $5$ to get the cost for $25$ pounds of meat.

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

$20$ pounds.